Why do we do it?
Dylan Wiliam's model for formative assessment has roles for the teachers, peers and learners.
This presentation, prepared by Barbara Reynolds, highlights the key aspects to keep in mind when planning learning intentions, success criteria, formative assessment and feedback. Click here to download
This presentation by Burwood PS shows the key things to keep in mind when creating Learning Intentions. Click here to download
How do we do it?
FOCUS: USING ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING TO TAILOR MATHS INSTRUCTION. Summary of 5 Key Ideas compiled by Granville East PS Click here to download
: Practical examples that you could use for each of the 5 key strategies for formative assessment
HOW 2: Self-regulation and instant feedback to the teacher about "How am I going?"
HOW #3: Prepared by the teachers of Sefton Infant, this document gives practical examples of how to engineeer effective discussions, tasks and activities that elicit evidence of learning.
HOW #4 In the REAL framework, you'll find a great resource - a range of questions that students could use to reflect on their own learning.
WHY#4: This is the best thing you'll ever hear or read about feedback. Dylan Wiliam explains the key principles.
This video shows a teacher unpacking the Learning Intentions to ensure student understanding
A fabulous summary of each step of the formative assessment process with tips for each. Click here to download
LESSON PLANNING PROFORMA: This lesson planning sheet encourages you too think carefully about the purpose of a new formative assessment technique you are going to use. A key question is: "What are you going to do less of?" Click here to download
HOW#5 Five tips in 3 minutes! This video tells you how to give good feedback.
WHAT ENABLES FA?: This research article investigates what needs to be in place for teachers to effectively implement formative assessment. An important read for school leaders. Click here to download
EVALUATING PRACTICE: An excellent summary from the Scottish Education Authority describes best practice for formative assessment. Click here to download