Discover the journey a team took to design summative assessments that create authentic projects which give the students an opportunity to continue learning as well as to show their understanding in a meaningful context.
Based on an example from grade 5 How we organize ourselves unit of inquiry, a visual arts teacher describes how she and music teachers collaborate on assessment strategies tools.
This article describes the preparations, planning process and reflections on student-led conferences.
This article is available in Spanish and English. The author illustrates how pre-assessment tasks can be used to appropriately challenge and enable every student to extend their understandings.
In today’s article, the author explains the benefits and challenges of encouraging learners to assess themselves, and why more teachers should adopt this practice. It is incredible how the end of the year is always crazy for teachers. It does not matter where you work; the last month will be filled with tests that need […]
This article reflects on tools and strategies teachers in a Colombian school use to understand students’ learning process. “This is a reflection based on tools and strategies that we as teachers use to understand students’ learning process. In particular, I want to talk about the student’s portfolio. We have very clear criteria to assess the […]