Planning for learning: formative assessment in science and mathematics NE710 / B19

Start date
24 Feb 20
Duration
5 Weeks

Summary

Online course. Guided by experts in assessment for learning, on this course you’ll plan to identify your learners’ thinking, clarify learning goals, and fine tune your teaching, so you are better able to progress your students’ understanding, both in and between lessons.

Plan based on learners’ starting points, use success criteria, and develop your classroom questioning to adjust your teaching approach and respond to student learning. You’ll also look at medium-term planning and the benefits of working with colleagues as you change your practice.

Planning for learning

If no dates are shown, you may still be able to join this course directly on FutureLearn. Mentor supported until 10/03/2020.

"The practical ideas and discussions really helped me reflect upon my teaching practice and has changed my approach to planning and teaching of lessons." - Participant feedback

Who is it for?

This course is for teachers, curriculum leaders, teaching assistants, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in teaching science, engineering, technology, computing or mathematics. It’s suitable for educators working at primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years).

Departments and schools can use this course to structure their own CPD, with support from local CPD providers.

What topics are covered?

This course is structured into five weeks:

  • planning to gather evidence about your students’ learning
  • planning to address misconceptions
  • collecting evidence to inform your teaching
  • planning to respond to student understanding during lessons
  • medium-term planning to respond to student understanding across lessons

This course takes around three hours per week to complete. You can choose when and where to participate, studying around your work and life commitments. You are supported and encouraged to discuss your ideas with fellow teachers, try out activities, apply concepts to your teaching context and reflect on your practice. You will have access to high-quality resources, including classroom footage and guidance from experts in STEM education and assessment.

Who are the course leaders?

This course is led by international experts in assessment for learning, Dylan Wiliam and Chris Harrison, with experienced teacher and educational consultant Andrea Mapplebeck. Dedicated mentor support is available for 7 weeks from the start of each course instance. A recorded Q&A session with the educators is available in this course.

Sessions

Planning for learning: formative assessment24 February 2020 00:00-00:00

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree

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