The International Certificate of Teaching Mastery: Assessment Practices (Course 3)
This course offers practical ways of designing curricula that tie student learning research to measurable achievement. The course connects assessment to curriculum development, and explores formative assessment as a tool that allows teachers to adjust their approach to individual students and incorporate the most relevant teaching styles. The course also explores student portfolios and rubrics in the context of formative assessment and timely, meaningful feedback.
1. To explore the role of backwards planning in supporting student learning.
2. To examine how assessment, feedback, and reflection (Reflection in Action and Reflection on Action) inform teacher practice and support student learning.
3. To foster a strong understanding of defining and writing learning objectives.
4. To discuss Bloom's Taxonomy as a tool in instructional design and assessment.
5. To support participants in exploring various models of assessment.
6. To help participants develop strong rubric-creation skills.
7. To explore ways of fostering student reflection and metacognition.
8. To discuss Assessment Literacy and ways to implement it in the classroom.
9. To explore the role of teacher as learner.
10. To ensure strong grasp of elements of effective feedback
11. To discuss the value of student portfolios as evidence of learning.
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