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Systematic review of prerequisites for implementing assessment for learning in classroom practice

Although many researchers acknowledge that Assessment for Learning can significantly enhance student learning, the factors facilitating or hindering its implementation in daily classroom practice are unclear. A systematic literature review was conducted to reveal prerequisites needed for Assessment for...

Global CREST challenges

Global CREST challenges are based around Practical Action’s work, which uses science and technology to address global issues such as energy, water and food.  They give students a real insight into how science and technology can be used to tackle challenges faced by...

Assessment for learning toolkit

70 different activities, ideas or tools based around assessment for learning.  The toolkit is easy to navigate and the ideas are transferable across key stages and subjects.

Author:  Mike Gershon

The differentiation deviser

The Differentiation Deviser presents 80 strategies, activities and techniques for differentiating, all of which can be used across the Key Stages and the curriculum. Every entry is clearly explained and accompanied by an image to aid understanding and recall.

Author: Mike Gershon

Discussion toolkit

The toolkit guides you through a variety of activities that you can use to structure and encourage discussion in the classroom. It focuses on discussion, rather than debate, although many of the activities will work equally well for both.

Author: Mike Gershon

The EAL toolkit

The EAL Toolkit provides over 50 strategies for helping learners across the Key Stages who are learning English as an additional language. Each strategy is explained and accompanied by an illustration to aid memory. The strategies are non-subject and non-age specific. No more searching for EAL ideas now they are...

Peer and self-assessment guide

A straightforward guide to peer and self-assessment. Includes a step-by-step guide explaining how to embed it in your practice, examples of good practice, slides you can drop into your lessons and bonus features.

Plenary producer

130 plenaries all in one place! Easy to navigate, the plenaries can be used in almost any subject and contain ideas for developing them as well as examples of their use. It will aid lesson planning and offer you and the students lots of variety.

The bloom buster

The Bloom Buster helps with planning lesson objectives, questioning and activities. It provides definitions and question/task ideas for 90 key words related to Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives.

The 90 words are split equally into 6 categories – knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis,...

The feedback compendium

The Feedback Compendium contains two hundred high quality, ready-to-use targets which are appropriate for all subjects and for Key Stages 2-5. They can be used in formative assessment, report-writing and as oral feedback. The targets are divided into ten categories for ease of use.

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