Free Online Introductory Course to Assessment for Learning
Develop your responsiveness as a teacher: learn how to assess student understanding and tailor lessons to improve learning.
Guided by leading experts in assessment for learning, on this course you’ll discover how to gauge your learners’ understanding so that you can better progress their learning.
You’ll discover how you can create a classroom culture that allows difficult ideas to surface, revealing student misconceptions and allowing you to tailor your teaching to your students. You will learn the key principles of assessment for learning, before exploring two approaches in more detail.
What topics will you cover?
- Key principles of assessment for learning
- Intentional dialogue as a form of evidence of students’ understanding
- Hinge-point questions to respond to students’ learning
Who is the course for?
This course is for teachers, curriculum leaders, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in the education of young people. It’s suitable for educators working in primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years).
Examples are provided from STEM subjects, but the principles will apply to other disciplines.
Originally posted 2021-08-06 13:45:25.