- Effective classroom formative assessment helps educators make minute-by-minute, day-by-day instructional decisions, but putting it into practice requires both a robust collection of techniques and an understanding of how to use them.
This book delivers a clear and practical guide for teachers, centered on the five key strategies for improving teacher practice and student achievement:
- Clarifying, sharing and understanding learning intentions and success criteria
- Engineering productive discussion and activities that elect evidence of learning
- Providing feedback that moves learners forward
- Activating students as learning resources for each other
- Activitating students as owners of their own learning.
Ideal for Kindergarten to Year 12
- The, for each strategy there is an overview and a number of very practical formative assessment techniques for implementing in K-12 classrooms.
- Along with guidance on when and how to use the specific techniques, they provide tips, cautions and enhancements to sustain formative assessment.
- A student reflection form, peer observation form and self-reflection checklist accompany each strategy.