assessment of learning

These videos will help you learn how to assess the progress and performance of your students at Secondary level.

These videos will help you learn how to assess the progress and performance of your students at Primary level.

I had been a school teacher for quite some time. Today I am not talking about those experiences, rather I wish to pen a different kind of teaching experience.

Coaxing teenagers to sit down and do their homework is never an easy task. But is it actually worth their while to slave away for hours on end every evening? Not according to a new study of Spanish secondary school students which has concluded that the optimum amount of homework for children is around one hour a day.

In her article, the author Prerna Shivpuri, talks of the importance of assessment as a collaborative exercise between educators and students. She also describes specific strategies that can be adopted to engage in this collaborative space.

In her article, Prem Lata Bhatt contrasts the traditional assessment system with the one at present by tracing policy changes from the National Policy on Education, 1986, upto the Right to Education Act 2009; a shift mainly from ‘Assessment of Learning to ‘Assessment for Learning’, and one that means different things for different stakeholders.

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