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Learning Aims, Outcomes or Objectives

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I am not keen to get into an aims, outcomes or objectives debate. I am not sure that I am too bothered which staff use, as long as the learning is framed, signposted or explored in some way and the...
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'Should I be marking every piece of work?' By Mary Myatt

This was a question put to me as I worked with a group of teachers this week. My answer was 'No'. 'But we are expected to mark everything in our school, so can you point me to the evidence that say...
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CONNECTED - learning objectives

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This week's issue focuses on getting your lessons started effectively by looking at different ways to frame and present your learning...
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Bringing AfL Alive in Every Classroom

Bringing AfL Alive in Every Classroom | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
These issues of Learning Lessons describe a range of strategies for bringing formative assessment alive in every classroom. Click this image to view the pdf online via Issuu: The next issue in the...
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Inducing quality writing

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The post-its on the left represent a snapshot of the preparedness of a class of Year 7 students about to write their first full history essay. Having spent three or four lessons researching and...
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Thinking on Learning: AFL - from Pale to Pure

This recent TES article Think you've implemented Assessment for Learning? has prompted some reflection in me on my own journey with AFL. Wiliam suggests that there is much work to be done before AFL can be said to have had a substantially postive impact in our schools. I think he's right, and my own experiences and learning may help to illustrate some of the issues.
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Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog: AFL – for better or worse?

AfL - for better or worse
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A Defence of AfL

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If you play a word association game with most teachers (something akin to "Mallet's Mallet") and say the word "assessment", what is the word most commonly returned? I would hazard a few answers her...
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Making feedback stick - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Making feedback stick - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
There’s really no argument about the fact that feedback is pretty important. It sits right at the top of the list of strategies which make the biggest impact on students’ progress.
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The joy of marking - David Didau: The Learning Spy

The joy of marking - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
I’m a big fan of marking students’ work.
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If you grade it, it's not formative assessment - David Didau: The Learning Spy

If you grade it, it's not formative assessment - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
Having a bit of a crisis of confidence. Canadian teacher and education reformer, Joe Bower tweeted the title of the post this morning.
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Formative assessment and the mark scheme - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Formative assessment and the mark scheme - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
I’ve been consciously and actively using exam board mark schemes as an essential component of formative assessment with my classes for some time now and thought it was time to share what I was up to more widely.
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Marking is an act of love - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Marking is an act of love - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
Have you ever flicked back through an exercise book and seen the same repeated comments followed with soul numbing certainty by the same repeated mistakes?
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CONNECTED - critique

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This week's issue focuses on critique and the process of re-drafting. The inspiration for this issue came from reading 'An Ethic of...
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CONNECTED - marking and feedback

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The Sutton Trust and many other professional voices list effective feedback as the number one strategy for raising achievement in schools...
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What can we learn from Dylan Wiliam and AfL?

What can we learn from Dylan Wiliam and AfL? | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
‘The only thing we learn from the past is how little we’ve learned from our mistakes’. Geog Wilhem Friedrich Hegel ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’ George Santaya...
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Starting to think again about Assessment for Learning

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David Didau dangles a little nugget on Assessment for Learning in his post on Teacher Talk where he says, “I’m even beginning to doubt the primacy of AfL!” AfL has been gnawing away at the back of ...
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Magical Maths « What are the 10 principles of Assessment for Learning (AFL)?

Magical Maths « What are the 10 principles of Assessment for Learning (AFL)? | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
What are the 10 principles of Assessment for Learning (AFL)?,Free Maths Teacher Educator Parent Learner Resources for Maths, Find a tutor for English Maths and Science
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Chasing our tails - is AfL all it's cracked up to be? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Chasing our tails - is AfL all it's cracked up to be? - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
Is it blasphemous to doubt the efficacy of AfL? While purists might argue that it’s ‘just good teaching’, we teach in a world where formative assessment has become dogma and where feedback is king.
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Work scrutiny - What's the point of marking books? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

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Advice on marking books, giving written feedback and conducting a work scrutiny
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Feedback: it's better to receive than to give - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Feedback: it's better to receive than to give - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
As every teacher ought to already know, feedback and formative assessment are the most powerful, most effective things you can be doing.
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What can engineers teach us about assessment? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

What can engineers teach us about assessment? - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Maximising AfL | Scoop.it
If, like me, you thought the answer to the above question was almost certainly nothing, take a look at this: Pretty neat, huh? I think this really makes the point that a lot of what we do in schools and call AfL isn’t.
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What's the point of assessment? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

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Came across an interesting challenge by @purposeducation – #500words campaign, This week the topic is #purposedassess, so here goes… Everyone knows that there’s two different types of assessment, right?
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