Sharing assessment & grading strategies that help students learn
Often, the most profoundly powerful concepts are simple at their core. AFL is such a concept.
Doesn't it just make sense? If we want young people to learn content or skills, we need to gather feedback - and help them gather feedback - on how their doing in relation to specific standards and then use that feedback - and train them to use the feedback - to guide learning.
It's a lot like going to the doctor when you're sick. You tell the doctor what's wrong…Continue
Added by Scott Habeeb on April 25, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments
Ok - which would motivate you more... A chance to win a date with Angelina Jolie or a chance to win a date with Brad Pitt?
Weird question, right? I was watching a TV discussion about Hollywood's "most beautiful couple", and for some strange reason, I saw an educational corollary buried beneath it.
Here's the point: If you would be motivated by a chance to win a date with Angelina Jolie, then a chance to win a date with Brad Pitt probably wouldn't do much for…Continue