assessment

Evaluation is the thing

In my first blog I gave my thoughts on evaluation and I’m back to worrying about evaluation again. Here’s a definition of evaluation from that first blog: “The essence of all learning, the essence of teaching, the essence of all systematic improvement has, at its core, careful measurement of where things are in...

How to create a 21st century assessment and reporting system

Empowering students to lead their own learning … online The days of traditional assessment and reporting are numbered. Hour upon teacher hour of assessment and report writing, at nights and in weekends, making decisions in isolation from the students … why not create a system that deeply involves the students in the...

9 key things to consider when choosing an e-asTTle writing prompt

There are a number of reasons why your choice of e-asTTle prompt is important. I have outlined 9 of these below. I know from my work with schools that many of you do have questions regarding this assessment tool. Questions I am commonly asked include: Does the writing purpose matter? Can we use the same prompt or do we...

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