Assessment capable students From HookED Wiki What are assessment capable teachers? Able and motivated to access, interpret and use information from quality assessments in ways that affirm or further learning." Absolum, M. Flockton, L., Hattie,J., Hipkins, R., & Reid, I. (2009) What is formative assessment?
Explicit Teaching: A Lesson Structure That Delivers Results How should you organise your lessons? What lesson structure should you adopt? Your answer to these questions will have a profound effect on how successful your lessons will be. There are many options available. Visible Learning for Teachers: Impact Thanks to Shira Leibowitz (@shiraleibowitz ) and Kathy Perret (@KathyPerret), co-moderators of the Wednesday night 10 EST #educoach chat, I began reading Visible Learning for Teachers, Maximizing Impact on Learning by John Hattie. I was particularly excited about this book because it perfectly aligns with my current teaching focus which is maximizing my ability to coach students for academic success. Tonight is the first chat and we'll focus on chapters 1-3.
Secret Teacher: 'Dear Ofsted inspector, I am giving you notice to improve' Dear Inspector, At the beginning of the year I asked all my new pupils to write down a description of their ideal maths teacher. I found their jottings very helpful and have used them to improve my teaching; I thought you might appreciate a similar opportunity. Teacher credibility: why it matters and how to build it DEAD POETS SOCIETY, Robin Williams, 1989 When your students view you as a credible teacher, they are more likely to do well in school. According to John Hattie’s latest results (2016), teacher credibility has a massive impact (d = 0.9) on the subsequent learning that happens in the classroom. To put this in perspective, teacher credibility has more than twice the impact of student motivation. This doesn’t mean that student motivation is not important – it is.
John Hattie Visible Learning Favorited Successfully! Favorite Failed! Already Added! Login To Add! Cannot favorite your own presentation! Please Login to flag this presentation! Learning from the Fat Duck. Developing a mainfesto for excellence in schools. It’s been a long time since I first started thinking about writing this blog post. In fact, it was the final week of Masterchef the Professionals, which was mid-December, but you know what it’s like. Things get in the way, namely 11 for Christmas and all the cooking, drinking and eating that involves. 12 Things Kids Want from Their Teachers - Angela Maiers Whether we are a teacher, parent, relative, boss, or community member, each of us has a chance to make a positive and impactful difference in a child’s life. But in order to do this, we must carefully consider this question: What matters most to our children? For 20 years I have been posing this question to my students. At the beginning of every school year, I would ask my students to give me advice on how to be their best teacher.
Is there a right way to teach? It’s become a trite and hackneyed truism that if they’re not learning you’re just talking. We’re all clear that teaching only happens when the little tinkers manage to make some sort of progress – preferably that of the rapid and sustained variety. But this simple truth, like so many others, seems to have been systematically and catastrophically misunderstood by many school leaders and inspectors.
Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies Note: Most teachers care about their students’ results, and if you are reading this article, you are undoubtedly one of them. There is no doubt that teachers make a difference to how well their kids do at school. However, when you explore the thousands of research studies1 on the topic, it is apparent that some teaching strategies have far more impact than other teaching strategies do. 6 highly unusual schools At TEDGlobal, educator Eddie Obeng highlighted a disconcerting thought — that the answers we learned in school aren’t necessarily true anymore. Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world“This is what happened to us in the 21st century — someone changed the rules about how our world works,” says Obeng in this energetic talk. “The way to successfully run a business, an organization, even a country has been deleted. Flipped!