PUTTING ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING INTO PRACTICE

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Putting Assessment For Learning Into Practice

Author : David Spendlove
ISBN : 9781847064103
Genre : Education
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Effective assessment is central to the functioning of all schools and this resource from David Spendlove offers guidance for driving student attainment and progress through the Assessment for Learning initiative.
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Assessment For Learning

Author : Paul Black
ISBN : 0335212980
Genre : Education
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Assessment for Learning is based on a two-year project involving thirty-six teachers in schools in Medway and Oxfordshire. After a brief review of the research background and of the project itself, successive chapters describe the specific practices which teachers found fruitful and the underlying ideas about learning that these developments illustrate. Later chapters discuss the problems that teachers encountered when implementing the new practices in their classroom and give guidance for school management and LEAs about promoting and supporting the changes. --from publisher description
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Assessment For Learning

Author : Black
ISBN : 9780335224296
Genre : Education
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Assessment for Learning is based on a two-year project involving thirty-six teachers in schools in Medway and Oxfordshire. After a brief review of the research background and of the project itself, successive chapters describe the specific practices which teachers found fruitful and the underlying ideas about learning that these developments illustrate. Later chapters discuss the problems that teachers encountered when implementing the new practices in their classroom and give guidance for school management and LEAs about promoting and supporting the changes.
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Learner Centered Teaching

Author : Terry Doyle
ISBN : 9781579227456
Genre : Education
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This book presents the research-based case that Learner Centered Teaching (LCT) offers the best means to optimize student learning in college, and offers examples and ideas for putting it into practice, as well the underlying rationale. It also starts from the premise that many faculty are much closer to being learner centered teachers than they think, but don’t have the full conceptual understanding of the process to achieve its full impact. There is sometimes a gap between what we would like to achieve in our teaching and the knowledge and strategies needed to make it happen. LCT keeps all of the good features of a teacher-centered approach and applies them in ways that are in better harmony with how our brains learn. It, for instance, embraces the teacher as expert as well as the appropriate use of lecture, while also offering new, effective ways to replace practices that don’t optimizing student learning. Neuroscience, biology and cognitive science research have made it clear that it is the one who does the work who does the learning. Many faculty do too much of the work for their students, which results in diminished student learning. To enable faculty to navigate this shift, Terry Doyle presents an LCT-based approach to course design that draws on current brain research on cognition and learning; on addressing the affective concerns of students; on proven approaches to improve student’s comprehension and recall; on transitioning from “teller of knowledge” to a “facilitator of learning”; on the design of authentic assessment strategies – such as engaging students in learning experiences that model the real world work they will be asked to do when they graduate; and on successful communication techniques. The presentation is informed by the questions and concerns raised by faculty from over sixty colleges with whom Terry Doyle has worked; and on the response from an equal number of regional, national and international conferences at which he has presented on topics related to LCT.
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Learning To Teach In The Secondary School

Author : Susan Capel
ISBN : 9781136338939
Genre : Education
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Learning to teach involves hard work and careful preparation. To become an effective teacher requires subject knowledge, an understanding of your pupils and how they learn and the confidence to respond to dynamic classroom situations. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 6th edition offers a comprehensive, in-depth and practical introduction to the skills needed to qualify as a teacher, and is designed to help you to develop those qualities that lead to good practice and a successful future in education. With a focus on evidence-based practice and written by expert practitioners, 35 units cover key concepts and skills, including: • Managing behaviour to support learning • Ways pupils learn • Planning lessons and schemes of work • Motivating pupils • Assessment • Inclusion and special educational needs • Using ICT and digital technologies • Pupil grouping, progression and differentiation • Managing time, workload and stress • Getting your first teaching post This fully updated 6th edition includes five new units: • Primary-secondary transition • Developing critical thinking • Creating a language rich classroom • Education across the four home countries of the UK • UK education in an international context The book contains many examples of how to analyse practice to ensure pupil learning is maximised. Activities and tasks in each unit offer opportunities for you to analyse your own learning and performance. Masters level tasks and annotated further readings respond to the requirements for teachers to engage in M level work. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School provides practical help and support for many of the situations and potential challenges you are faced with in school. Supported by the Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series by the same editors, it is an essential purchase for every aspiring secondary school teacher.
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Assessment For Learning In Higher Education

Author : Liz McDowell
ISBN : 9780415586573
Genre : EDUCATION
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"an invaluable guide for practitioners, quality assurors, university managers and students themselves who wish to better understand the importance of assessment for learning, and it will further scholarship in the field significantly." -Professor Sally Brown Assessment for Learning in Higher Education is a practical guide to Assessment for Learning (AfL); a term that has become internationally accepted in Higher Education and features in the learning and teaching strategies of many universities. It is also mandated by official bodies such as QAA in the UK. Many staff in Higher Education are uncertain about how to implement AfL, especially in times of increasingly constrained resources and this vital new guide provides solutions that make best use of assessment as a tool for learning. This book provides an important and accessible blend of practical examples of AfL in a variety of subject areas. The authors present practical, often small-scale and eminently 'do-able' ideas that will make its introduction achievable. It provides practical case examples both for new lecturers and more experienced staff who may be interested in embedding AfL principles and practice into their university teaching. AfL approaches go beyond minor adaptations to teaching practice, and signify a shift in the foundations of thinking about assessment. With this in mind there is guidance on the development of effective learning environments and communities through the use of: collaboration and dialogue authentic assessment formative assessment peer and self assessment student development for the long term innovative approaches to effective feedback . It provides helpful, realistic guidance backed up by relevant theory and is written in an accessible, jargon-free style, grounded in practical experience and brought to life via a wide range of illustrative examples and case studies. Assessment for Learning in Higher Education fills a vital gap in assessment literature and as AfL is increasingly on the Higher Education agenda, with the promotion of assessment as a tool for learning, this book will become an essential handbook to guide all academic practitioners.
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Reflective Teaching In Schools

Author : Andrew Pollard
ISBN : 9781441175397
Genre : Education
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Building on best-selling texts over three decades, this thoroughly revised new edition is essential reading for both primary and secondary school teachers in training and in practice, supporting both initial school-based training and extended career-long professionalism. Considering a wide range of professionally relevant topics, Reflective Teaching in Schools presents key issues and research insights, suggests activities for classroom enquiry and offers guidance on key readings. Uniquely, two levels of support are offered: · practical, evidence-based guidance on key classroom issues � including relationships, behaviour, curriculum planning, teaching strategies and assessment processes; · routes to deeper forms of expertise, including evidence-informed 'principles' and 'concepts' to support in-depth understanding of teacher expertise. Andrew Pollard, former Director of the UK's Teaching and Learning Research Programme, led development of the book, with support from primary and secondary specialists from the University of Cambridge, UK. Reflective Teaching in Schools is part of a fully integrated set of resources for primary and secondary education. Readings for Reflective Teaching in Schools directly complements and extends the chapters in this book. Providing a compact and portable library, it is particularly helpful in school-based teacher education. The website, reflectiveteaching.co.uk, offers supplementary resources including reflective activities, research briefings, advice on further reading and additional chapters. It also features a glossary, links to useful websites, and a conceptual framework for deepening expertise. This book is one of the Reflective Teaching Series � inspiring education through innovation in early years, schools, further, higher and adult education.
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Qualit T Von Grundschulunterricht Entwickeln Erfassen Und Bewerten

Author : Kornelia Möller
ISBN : 9783531907550
Genre : Education
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Der Band greift die internationale und nationale Diskussion um die Qualität von Unterricht für den Bereich der Grundschule auf und präsentiert den aktuellen Forschungsstand zur Entwicklung, Erfassung und Bewertung der Qualität von Grundschulunterricht. Aus der Perspektive verschiedener fachlicher Disziplinen - Erziehungswissenschaft, Psychologie, Didaktik der Mathematik, Didaktik des Sachunterrichts, Sprachendidaktik - werden normativ-theoretische Überlegungen sowie empirische Ergebnisse zu Bildungsstandards und deren Überprüfung, zur Entwicklung von Grundschulunterricht, zur Erfassung seiner Wirkungen und zu individuellen wie auch strukturellen Lernbedingungen dargestellt. Auch methodische Aspekte der Erfassung von Unterrichtsqualität werden - bezogen auf die Grundschule - diskutiert. Die Qualität von Grundschulunterricht kann nur gesichert werden, wenn Grundschullehrkräfte über entsprechende Kompetenzen verfügen. Im Band werden deshalb auch Aspekte der Begründung, Entwicklung und Erfassung von Lehrerkompetenzen sowie die Wirkung professioneller Kompetenz auf Unterricht und Lernerfolge thematisiert.
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Outstanding Assessment For Learning In The Classroom

Author : Jayne Bartlett
ISBN : 9781317509370
Genre : Education
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The main feature of an outstanding lesson is that all students make progress. Taking the structure of a lesson as the starting point, this book demonstrates how assessment for learning can be used to enhance and support all aspects of the learning process. Including chapters on embedding assessment during each phase of the lesson, using assessment data to inform planning, questioning techniques and feedback, the book will help you to use assessment effectively to produce outstanding results. Packed full of practical strategies, this book shows you how you can make assessment meaningful in the classroom, directly impacting your students and creating a more autonomous learning environment. It is written specifically with the class teacher in mind and draws on a range of different examples across many subjects to deliver ideas that can be translated with ease to everyday teaching practices. With a strong focus on including assessment practices in the planning process to achieve outstanding results, this book covers: assessment for learning and an overview of the learning cycle practical teaching strategies and effective techniques to use in the classroom marking, feedback and using data to drive learning embedding assessment for learning in your classroom, department and school An effective guide for outstanding teaching and learning, this book offers an innovative approach and is packed full of practical exercises that are easy to apply in the classroom, proving essential reading for newly qualified and experienced teachers alike.
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