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Scott Habeeb's Blog – May 2011 Archive (1)

The Pre-Test: A simple but EFFECTIVE AFL strategy

My daughter's 7th grade English teacher at Andrew Lewis Middle School uses a time-tested easy-to-apply simple AFL strategy that motivates my daughter to work, helps her to learn, and ensures that her grade is an accurate reflection of that learning.


Every Monday the students are given a pre-test on that week's spelling words.  If the student spells 100% of the words correct on the pre-test, then the grade is recorded in the teacher's grade book, and the student does not have…


Added by Scott Habeeb on May 13, 2011 at 7:47am — 3 Comments

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