Assessment for Teaching

Assessment for Teaching

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Assessment for Teaching is a comprehensive and practical introduction to assessment and learning in primary and secondary school settings. This book treats assessment as a source of data that informs teaching strategies. It replaces a deficit model of assessment with a development model: a framework which recognises the importance of identifying what the student is ready to learn. The book also promotes collaboration between teachers in professional learning teams - encouraging the sharing of assessment data and team-based interpretation - to improve student outcomes and to plan goals for students based on a development scale. Each chapter contains: a€c an exercise for applying the course content to classroom practice a€c a response template for the exercise a€c guidelines on assessing the value of the exercise in a professional learning team a€c a short test for participants to cross-check their understanding of the course content. This is an essential resource for both pre-service and in-service teachers.Students in the lower level (Level A) developed basic numeracy skills in the first two years (Years 7 and 8), then proceeded in their third ... (as for Level A students ) as well as undertaking fundamental algebra, geometry, solid geometry and trigonometry from Years 7 to 10. ... ByYear 9, the students were considered capable of deciding whether they should continue to study mathematics at the senior levelsanbsp;...

Title:Assessment for Teaching
Author:Patrick Griffin
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-02-14


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