Tag Archives: peer assessment

Questions for professional dialogue after peer visits or lesson plan peer reviews

You can use these for reviewing a lesson plan with a colleague or for the professional dialogue after a peer visit to your colleague’s classroom. The aim is to foster a reflective space for professional learning, so that your colleague … Continue reading

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Blogs on target setting and assessing learning: great for teachers and coaches

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/09/30/developing-self-and-peer-assessment-skills-for-teachers-and-learners/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/10/31/smart-just-isnt-smart-enough/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/clarifying-aims-and-objectives-with-learners-an-opportunity-to-engage-them-or-a-bureaucratic-process/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/peer-review-of-targets-with-a-buddy-interesting-short-video-clip/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/and-what-have-you-learnt-so-far-using-questions-to-check-and-assess-learning/

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Peer Review of Targets with a Buddy: interesting short video clip

http://www.journeytoexcellence.org.uk/videos/video_tcm4741601.asp  

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Top Reads of 2013: Blog Postings for Teachers

Happy 2014! Here are the most read blogs for teachers from my site. Hope they are useful and thought-provoking… Differentiation without extra handouts: tips for stretching and challenging learners Developing self and peer assessment skills for teachers and learners Using technology to … Continue reading

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Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the FE and Skills Sector

Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the FE & Skills Sector, Optimus Education Conference on November 28th 2013, London http://www.optimus-education.com/conferences/conference/FE/main I’ll be presenting two workshops at this conference, one on formative assessment strategies for the classroom and one on performance … Continue reading

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SMART just isn’t smart enough

I am becoming more and more disillusioned with SMART target setting and the related ILP process. I think we need to consider if it’s fit for purpose. The notion is that specific, measurable, achievable, realistic targets will help learners focus … Continue reading

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Developing self and peer assessment skills for teachers/tutors and learners

Firstly, and most importantly, they are validated by research on evidence-based methods of teaching and learning. Research suggests that these approaches can help us to push up achievement and develop students’ skills in learning to learn. For many this is … Continue reading

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