Did you know that 74% of teachers do not feel confident with formative assessment teaching methodologies?
As we approach the new school year, this survey conducted by Rahoo Training in 2020, and its findings, should be at the forefront of a school leader’s mind.
“How to Enhance the Teaching & Learning of Maths with Formative Assessment” is 1 hour in duration including Q&A opportunities.
This webinar will be hosted by a Nadine Lyons, Maths Lead Practitioner at South View School Dubai.
One of the biggest benefits for me as a classroom teacher is that AFL techniques and strategies allow me to gain an on the spot insight into how the children are doing with the topic at hand without any additional paperwork.
Feedback. We know it’s important, we know it’s needed; but when it’s not positive, we don’t want to give it and we certainly don’t want to receive it.
You are a teacher who wants to support all students in front of you in the classroom.
You are a teacher who wants to gain confidence and competence in your own skills and utilising them resourcefully to work within a mixed-ability setting.
You are a teacher who wants to develop a clear understanding of how to use differentiation strategies for EAL, AEN, Literacy and higher ability students.
I remember when I was on teaching practice, and especially when starting out in my own classroom as an NQT, I was so enthusiastic and saw so many different ways of embedding AfL in the teaching and learning in my classroom. I, at times, tried to do too many AfL techniques at once…
In today’s busy classrooms, teachers are often racked with guilt. This guilt is a combination of trying to cover an expansive curriculum, keep on top of corrections, give effective feedback and plan interesting and stimulating lessons.
Colette Gleeson is a primary school teacher with an interest in pupil well wellbeing and resilience. She strives to look after the most vulnerable children and to make school a happy and safe place for them whilst giving them the tools …
I tried relentlessly for years to be one of those teachers that could get all of my planning and correcting done before leaving school. I dreamed of floating out the door, leaving a stack of corrected copies in my wake, whistling my favourite tune as I planned my evening’s activities.
“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak”. Epictetus There is much research and commentary around teacher talk-time versus student-talk time. There are even lesson planning and observation tools that …