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    Description'This is a surprising and welcome book! a heartening read that shows the power of assessment for learning and the potential for academics and teachers jointly to put into practice ideas that can improve classroom learning and teaching' - TES. The starting point of this book was the realisation that research studies worldwide provide hard evidence that development of formative assessment raises students' test scores. The significant improvement in the achievements of the students in this project confirms this research, while providing teachers, teacher trainers, school heads and others leaders with ideas and advice for improving formative assessment in the classroom."Assessment for Learning" is based on a two-year project involving thirty-six teachers in schools in Medway and Oxfordshire. After a brief review of the research background and of the project itself, successive chapters describe the specific practices which teachers found fruitful and the underlying ideas about learning that these developments illustrate. Later chapters discuss the problems that teachers encountered when implementing the new practices in their classroom and give guidance for school management and LEAs about promoting and supporting the changes. This book offers valuable insights into assessment for learning as teachers describe in their own words how they turned the ideas into practical action in their schools.


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    Assessment for Learning
    Putting it into Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Black, By (author) Chris Harrison, By (author) Clare Lee, By (author) Bethan Marshall, By (author) Dylan Wiliam
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 152
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9780335212972
    ISBN 10: 0335212972

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC subject category V2: JNKD
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
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    LC classification: LB
    DC22: 371.3
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    DC21: 371.26
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU011000, EDU030000
    LC classification: LB3056
    Thema V1.0: JNDH
    Illustrations note
    references, index
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 December 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Author Information
    Paul Black is a Professor of Science Education at King's College London. Dr. Christime Harrison is a Senior Lecturer in Science Education at King's College London. Clare Lee is a Teacher Advisor for Assessment at Warwickshire LEA. Bethan Marshall is a Senior Lecturer in English Education at King's College London. Dr. Dylan Wiliam is Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at the Institute of Educaion, University of London.
    Table of contents
    Introduction: Why study this book? The source of the ideas How teachers developed the ideas with us Putting the ideas into practice Looking at practice more deeply Changing yourself Management and support The end - and a beginning Index