Assessment for Learning (THE DRAFT TEXT AND SOFTWARE ARE UNDER DEVELOPMENT)


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Learning How to Learn Map AfL AfL - definition Learners What the research says Aspects Practical Questioning Feedback Sharing Peer

Questioning

  • Improving teacher questioning
    • closed vs. open
    • low-order vs. high-order
    • generating questions with colleagues
  • 'Hot Seat' questioning
    • extended interaction with one student to scaffold learning
    • other students learn vicariously
  • 'No hands up' (except to ask a question)
  • Brainstorming what students know already
  • Increased wait time
  • Training students to pose questions
  • Class polls to review current attutudes towards an issue

Evidence Base

  • The following references are part of the evidence base for this resource.

References

  • James, M., Black, P., Carmichael, P., Conner, C., Dudley, P., Fox, A., Frost, D., Honour, L., MacBeath, J., McCormick, R., Marshall, B., Pedder, D., Procter, R., Swaffield, S., and Wiliam, D. (2006) Learning How to Learn Tools for schools (London, Routledge).

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