Posted 01 September 2009 - 09:29 PM
I try to use traffic lighting every now and then (although for some reason I tend to only do it with Year 7s) and I make an attempt at getting pupils to self or peer mark their work; however I have yet to find a more enjoyable way of incorporating AFL techniques into lessons more frequently.
I'd really appreciate some tips and guidance on this.
Thank you in advance.
Posted 01 September 2009 - 09:47 PM
Get em doing group work. Get presentations to be reviewed by each group, the teacher and then by the group as a reflective task.
Modelling answers on the board.
Provide answers to assessments that pupils mark in advance and then again after their own assessment task. Compare with their own / their peers work. Comment on and record etc...
Visualise pupipl targets via use of the traffic lights system you mention. Do this in a spreadsheet to update progress towards a target over any given period of time. In KS3 it could be over the KS with 'red' being for below x,y or z levels / sub-levels (of end of KS target) at KS4 it could be a simple % based sheet that figured out the % that a ppil is at after each piece of work / homework and compares it with their target grade etc.... again this can be easily traffic lighted to show how close to target pupils are etc....
Posted 02 September 2009 - 07:06 PM
Also, some A-S students said at the end of their course they would like to have me tell them to redo essays to prove they could do what I had told them in my comments and get a better grade. I will try it this year, but not sure how practical this is...
Posted 16 September 2009 - 11:17 AM
Thinking is SO important Baldrick. What do YOU think?
I think thinking is SO important, my Lord.
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