English inside the black box : assessment for learning in the English classroom
Part of the The black box assessment for learning series series
English Inside the Black Box is an easy-to-follow booklet offering great advice and guidance on how to develop formative assessment in English. The booklet suggests methods for teachers to interact more effectively with pupils on a day-to-day basis to promote their learning, for instance by improving their questioning techniques, asking the right questions and listening carefully to how their pupils respond.
The title sets out in detail the authors' findings on ways of implementing assessment for learning. Benefits: Developing questioning in classrooms The Importance of feedback The role of self- and peer-assessment In each area, specific strategies and examples are discussed.
A final section pulls together key issues in implementing the strategies in a whole-school context.