Science inside the black box: assessment for learning in the science classroom
Science Inside the Black Box offers advice to teachers on how to interact more effectively with pupils and students on a day-to-day basis to promote their learning in science.
The practical activities and strategies are backed by evidence from rigorous research that indicates formative assessment is a key factor in raising pupils' standards of achievement. Recognised by the QCA and DfES, it is a key idea underpinning the key stage 3 strategy work on assessment.
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