Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, enabling teachers to check knowledge and understanding of children. The use of accurate assessment allows teaching to be adapted and personalised, improving the learning journey for students.This CPD aims to improve teachers’ knowledge of their students through a range of formative and summative assessment strategies whilst considering the importance of accurate assessment. During this short course, you’ll explore formative assessment strategies and their key characteristics, such as using general questioning to gauge student understanding and hinge questioning. You’ll explore how to effectively make use of summative assessments including baseline assessments, diagnostic questions and the use of command words in exam questions.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for teachers of secondary computing.
How long is this course?
This course consists of one session, consisting of 1 hour and 30 minutes of teaching time.
How will you learn?
Scheduled live, interactive online sessions led by an experienced practitioner.
- recognise effective techniques for formative and summative assessment
- investigate a range of tools to facilitate summative assessment and how they can be utilised effectively across the curriculum
- understand how mark schemes and examiner reports can be utilised to improve the accuracy of teacher assessment.