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What does assessment look like?

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Effective assessment involves students. They discuss, clarify, and reflect on their goals, strategies, and progress with their teachers, their parents, and one another. This develops students’ capacity for self- and peer assessment, which lead in turn to increased self-direction.

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What the research says

Directions for assessment in New Zealand (DANZ report)
This paper places students at the centre of assessment practice. It focuses on assessment for learning and the use of assessment feedback to enhance teaching and learning.

Inside the Black Box - Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment
An article by Paul Black and Dylan Wiliam (1998).

Published on: 20 Jun 2012