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Understanding assessment in primary education

Author: Sue Faragher
Publisher: London : Sage Publications Ltd, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding assessment and being able to use it effectively is at the hart of successful primary teaching. Aware of current policy and research, this book looks at the role and purpose of assessment within education, as well as providing detailed practical guidance on the main types of classroom assessment, including formative, summative, formal and informal methods. Real classroom examples and activities  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Faragher
ISBN: 9781446273869 1446273865 9781446273852 1446273857
OCLC Number: 873744293
Description: xviii, 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to the principles of assessment --
Standards-driven assessment culture --
Assessing the progress of pupils in the early years --
Assessing pupils with special educational needs --
Learning through assessment --
Self-and-peer assessment --
Using observations and mind mapping --
Using questioning, explaining, circle time and debates --
Reports, role play, posters, learning journals and portfolios --
The use of ICT in assessment --
Feedback, recording and reporting.
Other Titles: Assessment in primary education
Responsibility: Sue Faragher.

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