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Assessment for learning


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Assessment for learning

  1. 1. Assessment for learning <ul><li>creating a culture of ‘learning’ </li></ul>
  2. 2. Student Culture <ul><li>How would you describe the learning culture of our students? </li></ul><ul><li>What have we done that may have contributed to this and what can we do to change this ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Assessment for learning (formative assessment) (inside the black box - Nov 2001) <ul><li>Strong evidence that a focus on assessment for learning has shown significant learning gain from kindergarten through to higher education. </li></ul><ul><li>Shows most potential in lower and middle ability students. </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes student responsibility for learning. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Assessment for Learning (formative assessment) <ul><li>‘ assessment’ refers to all those activities undertaken by teachers, and by their students in assessing themselves, which provide information to be used as feedback to modify the teaching and learning activities in which they are engaged. </li></ul><ul><li>Such assessment becomes ‘formative assessment’ when the evidence is actually used to adapt the teaching work to meet the needs . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Impact on achievement Hattie - Teachers make a difference - Oct 2003
  6. 6. Where do we start? <ul><li>Focus on assessment for learning in 2010 for improving academic standards </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Assessment reflection activities as a part of formal tasks (SRI group - assessment - JTN) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Self reporting for senior students (Ivana & Damian.S) </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring for Yr 12 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>readings mentioned today on the round table with this presentation. http://roundtables. wordpress .com </li></ul>