Tagged: Formative assessment


Student response to teacher feedback

Students responding to the feedback we give them is an important part of the ‘feedback loop’ and something I’ve often found challenging to get going well with classes. This year I’m trying to be much more specific about my expectations by giving students the following place mat explaining the tasks I expect them to complete in responding to my feedback:...


How do we make John Hattie’s “Visible Learning” work in maths?

Visible Learning is John Hattie’s mantra. I’ve written previously about being a big fan of Hattie’s work about what affects achievement. He’s collected just about every piece of academic research and collated a ranked taxonomy of ¬†factors that affect achievement. Visible Learning is his suggested approach to teaching in a way that incorporates many of the significant drivers of achievement....