Research often looks at precise, well-defined initiatives and subjects them to randomised controlled trials. There is, however, another kind of research which is more holistic and avoids the risks of over-simplification.
Much emphasis is placed on teachers’ questioning and feedback to assess pupil understanding and support progression in Assessment for Learning. Little reference is made to pupils’ questioning, however.
Every student gets nervous about their transition to secondary education. For children who struggle with literacy, the challenge is even tougher.
You are playing a memory and learning game. Which of these conditions would you find most stressful?Option 1 – get any answers wrong and the game leader will give you an electric shockOption 2 – get any answers wrong and …
Sally Fox is a Headteacher at Pool-in-Wharfedale CE (VC) Primary School and has been in post since 2015. I first got excited by the idea of sharing and collaborating on schools-based research when I joined the Learning First community. What …
The first peer-reviewed issue of the Chartered College of Teaching’s termly journal, Impact, will focus on the important theme of assessment.
Interviews are always a struggles for all students
According to my wife, I have a need to join in; a desire to be part of something bigger. It is probably no surprise then that I was excited and intrigued by the potential for the Chartered College of Teaching, nor that I was one of the first people to sign up on the day membership opened.
Argyle Primary School recently hosted our assessment event in London. Kate Maher, Literacy Lead and Classroom Teacher at the school, is one of our Founding Members. We caught up with her to hear about her inspiration for being a teacher and her thoughts on the future of the profession.
On the evening of 9th May 2017, Evidence-Based Education and the Chartered College of Teaching jointly organised an event to discuss ‘What makes great assessment?’. The panel was chaired by Stuart Kime, Director of Education, Evidence-Based Education.