Harris, Linda (2007) Employing formative assessment in the classroom. Improving Schools, 10 (3). pp. 249-260.
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The Assessment is for Learning programme has been implemented by Learning and Teaching Scotland over recent years culminating in full embedding by 2007. With the growth of "Curriculum for Excellence", there are likely to be further developments in formative assessment in all the sectors and disciplines in the future. This paper re-examines the techniques of formative assessment that can progress pupil learning and appeals to teachers to review their practice against the background of the research. The purpose of the paper is to implore practitioners in all parts of the U.K. to embark upon a systematic review of their teaching with regard to formative assessment. In light of the research nationwide practitioners now have a plethora of effective techniques that can be embedded within all aspects of teaching in order to enhance their practice and benefit their pupils.
|Notes:||Linda Harris is Lecturer in Education at the University of Strathclyde|
|Keywords:||learning objectives, target setting, self-assessment, peer-assessment, Secondary Education. High schools, Education|
|Subjects:||Education > Theory and practice of education > Secondary Education. High schools|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Education > Education|
|Depositing user:||Ms Linda Harris|
|Date Deposited:||17 Sep 2009 14:29|
|Last modified:||06 Jan 2017 11:22|