Teacher Training Workshop on Formative Assessments for Primary School Students

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Identifying what students know, understand, can do and feel at different stages in the classroom requires careful gathering and analysis of information about student performance. This session offers opportunities to explore the latest developments in formative assessment. The session is designed to deepen participants' understanding of how high-impact formative assessments can be woven into a unit.
The workshop will use a variety of techniques including formal presentation, small group discussion, and a variety of activities that model the use of effective assessment in the classroom.

Key Takeaways

  • Distinguish and explain the difference between formative and summative assessment
  • Construct and infer meanings from key findings on impact of formative assessment on student achievement
  • Plan and design a formative assessment based on a framework proposed by Dylan Wiliam

Primary school teachers (Across subjects)
Pooja Bajaj Shah

Pooja's transition from being a student to a primary school Homeroom teacher at school was an exciting journey. Over the years she has transitioned from being a Tech Integrator to a PYP Assistant Coordinator and School Assessor. Pooja worked as a consultant for an ed-tech startup and she loves leading workshops for teacher training. Pooja truly believes that meaningful technology can transform classrooms. When she is not in school, she is traveling, reading, and learning new tech tools.

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