Skip to 0 minutes and 7 secondsDYLAN WILLIAM: Learners do not always learn what we teach. That is why the most important assessment does not happen at the end of learning. It happens during the learning, when there is still time to do something with the information.
Skip to 0 minutes and 19 secondsFrom the thousands of teachers we have worked with, we know that formative assessment is an aspect of teaching underpinned by some basic principles.
Skip to 0 minutes and 28 secondsCHRIS HARRISON: So whether you work in early years, primary, secondary, or further education, and whether you're newly qualified or experienced, doing this course will help you strengthen your own practice.
Skip to 0 minutes and 38 secondsANDREA MAPPLEBECK: From a teacher's perspective, it gives them an idea about what students have learned, what they've understood, as well as what they haven't understood and what they haven't learned.
Skip to 0 minutes and 46 secondsMARTHA (Teacher): For me, Assessment for Learning is about creating a culture in my classroom where the children are active in their own learning. It's a tool for making sure that the children really want to move forward and have the ability to do that.
Skip to 0 minutes and 55 secondsANDY (Teacher): It tells us what they already know and whether they're learning what we're teaching them at any given time.
Skip to 1 minute and 2 secondsJIM RYDER (Professor of Science Education): It's in the moment. So you're not going to do all your assessments right at the end of the unit, or even at the end of the class. You're actually interested in what's going on in the moment, in the classroom.
Skip to 1 minute and 11 secondsDYLAN WILLIAM: the point of the course is to help you reflect on how you teach and make changes that help you be more effective.
Skip to 1 minute and 17 secondsCHRIS HARRISON: Join us and we will help you develop your own understanding of how to make Assessment for Learning work in your classroom and laboratory, by tapping into your students' thinking through the use of challenging hinge point questions, and by getting the evidence you need to help learners take the right next steps. Throughout the course, you'll discover and develop approaches to teaching that will help your own learners think, discuss, and learn, and increase your own expertise as a teacher, strengthening and changing your own classroom and laboratory practices, and encouraging the active involvement of students in their own learning.