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The correlation coefficient, or Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (PMCC) is a numerical value between -1 and 1 that expresses the strength of the linear relationship between two variables.When r is closer to 1 it indicates a strong positive relationship. A value of 0 indicates that there is no relationship. Values close to -1 signal a strong negative relationship between the two variables. You may use the to visualize this relationship on a graph.

The word correlation is a wonderful example of a word that started out as a general term and proved to be so useful in various fields of study that it developed more specialized senses over time. Correlation has been in the English language since the 16th century. Its French cousin, corrélation, comes from Latin which literally means …
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English is our global language – it belongs to the world. It’s our belief that only by sharing a common language can cultures come together and learn from one another. In a world where the barriers of time and distance are constantly shrinking, overcoming the language barrier creates endless possibilities. So our aim is simple, but powerful: we want to help the world understand each other better, by better understanding the needs of each learner.

English Language Arts Standards Download the standards Print this page. The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (“the standards”) represent the next generation of K–12 standards designed to prepare all students for success in college, career, and …
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Phonological awareness is a key component of literacy instruction across many languages. Phonological awareness skills include the ability to process and manipulate the sounds of a language. If a student is able to process sounds in his or her native language, then it is possible to transfer these same skills to the second language. For example, the Spanish language consists of approximately 22 sounds as compared to English with approximately double the number of sounds, or 44. English language learners can benefit from exposure to the new sounds of the language. If a student is able to master phonological awareness skills in the first language then he or she is more likely to master this ability in the second language. In an RTI model, a teacher evaluates and determines the sounds an individual student can process and manipulate. Once this is determined, instruction is designed to focus on the new and unfamiliar sounds. For Spanish-speaking English language learners, unfamiliar sounds can include certain vowels, consonants, and diphthongs. Figure 1 lists some of the English sounds not present in Spanish.

The Centre promotes their recognition and use as practical, fair and reliable national standards of second language proficiency throughout Canada in educational, training, community and workplace settings.
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