Introducing Assessment for Learning
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Use assessment for learning to better support your students in the classroom
On this course, you’ll be guided by leading experts in assessment for learning to discover how to gauge your students’ understanding, so that you can better progress their learning.
You’ll learn how to create a classroom culture that allows difficult ideas to surface so that you can better understand student misconceptions and tailor your teaching accordingly.
You’ll consider the key principles of assessment for learning, before examining 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
Introducing Assessment for Learning provides the starting point for your professional development, from which our subsequent courses will build:
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course would suit teachers, curriculum leaders, teaching assistants, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in the education of young people.
Who will you learn with?
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