Looking for ways to prepare your students for Avant’s STAMP Test? Good news! Extempore is Avant Assessment’s official partner to provide STAMP and official practice. By combining the versatility of Extempore’s platform with the engaging real-world content from Avant, set your students up for success with the following pre-made importable practice activities. For more information and resources please visit Avant’s STAMP Power Up Guide and Writing Examples.
Seal of Biliteracy Hundreds of districts use Avant's STAMP 4S™ proficiency test to qualify students for the state and Global Seals of Biliteracy awards and use the Avant STAMP 4Se™ test to put younger students on the path to earning the seals.
Measure Growth By delivering accurate data on students' real-world language proficiency levels, Avant STAMP™ facilitates progress monitoring through measurement of individual, group, and program growth.
Gauge Program Quality Avant STAMP™ provides constructive analysis and data for program development, enabling educators to improve language learning outcomes and make more informed decisions on curriculum and training.
If your students were dropped into the target language environment by themselves right at this second, what could they do? Could they survive with more than just primitive hand signals? “Freewrite” and “freetalk” assignments give you those answers. These tasks allow students to show what they can do in the target language with no (okay,[...]
Posted on 2021-01-04 by Grant Castner
So simple yet often overlooked, reading out loud (‘oral reading’ in academic parlance) carries countless benefits for learners of second languages.
Posted on 2020-12-14 by Grant Castner
Part I – Overview Extempore, The Speaking Practice App, that’s us. On Extempore, flexible features can help you craft immaculate assessments and extra speaking opportunities for your students. It’s also a solution for a plethora of needs in the language class, including real-world tasks, simple end of class exit tickets, as well as graded summative[...]
Posted on 2020-12-04 by Grant Castner