Dylan Wiliam presents 5 Key Strategies for Assessment for Learning. Engineering effective classroom discussions, questions, and learning tasks that elicit evidence of learning is one of these.
What techniques do we employ in our classrooms to understand where our students are at and therefore how to move them forward?
The following information is from an article titled Planning for classroom activities that tell you what your students know.
- The teacher needs to see what all the students are doing.
- Check part way through lessons so you can still fix things.
- Check at a glance for what you will teach next.
To be able to do these things teachers need to have a variety of go to tools they can use to help them assess were students are at. Click HERE to find out about a wide range of tools that can be used to find out about where your students are at.
A short article titled Formative Assessment – the Minute by Minute, Day-by-Day Kind.