How to Assess Your Students: Making Assessment Work For You

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How to Assess Your Students provides classroom practitioners with concise, practical guidance on a perennially important issue which remains central to teaching success. Written by a former teacher and expert within teacher education and assessment for learning, it leads readers through the assessment journey - from what it means and its practical implementation, through to making successful use of data to inform students' learning. The book:

- Explains the essentials of assessment, including (a) the features of assessment culture in the classroom and (b) strategies to develop a formative assessment culture in classrooms
- Provides practical guidance on how to prepare effective assessment activities and tasks
- Shows how we can learn from assessment data, and use it to provide students with helpful, constructive feedback
- Empowers teachers to feel confident in using assessment as a progressive tool, helping them to make proactive decisions about student learning and progress.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press (OUP)
Commissioning bodyOxford University Press
Number of pages224
ISBN (Print)9780198417927
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2018


  • Assessment
  • Formative assessment
  • Teaching and Learning


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