Formative Assessment - Sharing is Caring (How do you elicit evidence of…
Formative Assessment - Sharing is Caring
How do you elicit evidence of learning?
Asking questions of students during class, setting and monitoring homework, checking book work during lessons,
Dialogue with individual students
carefully designed summative tasks that enable students to demonstrate their learning aligned to relevant success criteria
Students having the opportunity to make an assignment plan that will highlight areas that they will find difficult and then
One question quiz/Qwizdom
set a task and mark it
revisit the content or skills after a few weeks has passed to see what has been retained.
ask specific questions
encourage taking photos of practical work so students have a visual aid in reflecting
photographic evidence of a practical task
How do you provide feedback that moves learners forward?
comments on tasks that students have handed up
2 stars and a wish, reflection on their achievement against the learning intentions/success criteria
written feedback, group/class discussion
Ensure that the feedback that you provide the students understand
Look at expert examples/A vs C grades to determine the difference - a good vs bad example and deconstruct then reflect upon their use of the feature in their own work.
Asking students what they are going to do with the feedback
comments not grades
doing things like Coggle
Support students to identify areas for improvement
How do you activate students as learning resources for one another?
Provide the opportunity for students to act as mentors.
encouraging students to build on the response of other students during class discussion
group brain dumps
Students create their own questions for other students to answer
dialoge with a partner to make meaning of new info
Getting students to present their solutions at the front of the class, students discussing their solutions with others to clarify their thoughts and methods.
debates that ask students to present evidence from different perspective
Students question a partner about their understanding
questioning and reflecting
See 3 before me
How do you activate students as owners of their own learning?
Students taking sessions to instruct their peers
Set learning goals
Set lesson goals
Demonstrate to a group.
Chunk tasks into sections e.g. intro paragraph, then check, main body paragraph, then check.