Teachers live in a world were Acronyms are used on a day to day basis. Here a few common definitions; What does ST mean in teaching? LEA Statement What does SAP mean in teaching? School Action Plus What does SA mean in teaching? School Action What does A mean in teaching? SEN Aware What does [...]
Archive for October, 2012
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Reporting and Analysis for Improvement through School Self-Evaluation Online
I had to blog this as this image is just amazingly funny. There is an “I” in team.!!!
Within formative assessment there are norm referenced assessment, criterion referenced assessment and “ipsative” assessment. Assessment defined as “Non reference” is where a learner is compared to another set of learners. An example of this “diagnostic” approach is CATS tests where learners are measured against an average for their age group. These tests are used to [...]
The ten principles of assessment for learning to guide classroom practice identified by the Assessment Reform Group : Assessment for learning should: 1. be part of effective planning for teaching and learning; 2. focus on how students learn; 3. be recognized as central to classroom practice; 4. be regarded as a key professional skill for [...]