This activity encourages participants to share what they have learned through the literature on formative assessment.
This is a collaborative team exercise that looks at the professional literature on formative assessment; specifically about giving feedback, self-assessment and goal setting. The attached document details all the preparations and materials needed as well as the procedures to run this activity. Reading are also detailed.
This activity has been designed for use during Lead Data Team seminars. It can be adapted and used by a Professional Learning Community (PLC) or Data Team. The Subject and content of the literature review can also be changed depending on the group’s learning and priorities.
Knowledge acquisition: This activity provides participants the opportunity to gain new knowledge on a subject such as formative assessment and to deepen their learning.
Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment, Black, P. & Wiliam, D., 2001.
Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning, Hattie, J., 2011
Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn, Hattie, J. & Yates, G., 2013
Feedback: The Hinge That Joins Teaching and Learning, Pollock, J. E., 2011
How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students, Second Edition, Brookhart, S. M., 2017