How to use Assessment for Learning in the Classroom : The Complete Guide : Volume 2
The bestselling 'How to use Assessment for Learning in the Classroom: The Complete Guide' gives classroom teachers everything they need to ensure their pupils make superb progress, no matter which subject or age group they are teaching. It is the number one tool for raising achievement in school. The book is written by a practising teacher and is unashamedly practical throughout. It contains a wide range of activities, strategies and techniques which teachers can use to embed assessment for learning in their teaching. Everything in the book is generic, meaning it can be applied across the curriculum. Sections include: Introduction to AfL; How to elicit information about students’ learning; Peer-assessment activities; Self-assessment activities; How to give great feedback; Example strengths and targets; and How to make AfL work for you. Mike Gershon's teaching resources have been viewed and downloaded more than 2.7 million times in over 180 countries and territories. His books expand and develop his electronic materials, such as the Starter Generator, the Plenary Producer and the Assessment for Learning Toolkit. The ‘How to…’ series developed out of Mike's desire to share great classroom practice with teachers around the world. He wanted to put together a collection of books which would help professionals no matter what age group or subject they were teaching. Each volume focuses on a different element of classroom practice and each is overflowing with brilliant, practical strategies, techniques and activities – all of which are clearly explained and ready-to-use. In most cases, the ideas can be applied immediately, helping teachers not only to teach better but to save time as well. Each one goes out of its way to make teachers' lives easier and their lessons even more engaging, inspiring and successful then they already are. The ‘How to…’ series is great teaching made easy.