Featuring Dylan Wiliam, author of Creating the Schools our Children Need and best-seller Embedding Formative Assessment.This article was originally published on witf.org on Oct 30, 2018. Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads A move to combat ‘folk teaching,’ conference connecting teachers with researchers comes to Pa. On Saturday morning in North Philadelphia, a confident British man named Dylan Wiliam stood before about […]
This podcast was conducted by Craig Barton, author of How I Wish I’d Taught Maths. On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Dylan Wiliam. Dylan first appeared on the show back in 2016, and his appearance marked a turning point for my podcast. Prior to my interview with Dylan, the show had […]
By CAROLINE CREABY, Director of Sandringham Research School, St Albans, Herts I can’t begin to estimate the number of times I have written the same feedback on a student’s work – time and time again. Other teachers tell me that I am not alone. But help is at hand from the research evidence. For example, […]
Click here to read the original article in SEEN Magazine. Currently, according to the results of the latest round of international tests, over half a million American students leave school each year without the literacy they need to participate effectively in society, and more than 700,000 lack the math skills to make even the most […]
This review was originally written by Sally Coates and published in tes on June 03, 2018. Educational prophet Dylan Wiliam has words to inspire everyone They say a prophet is never recognised in his own land. My excitement at reading Dylan Wiliam’s manifesto for a better education system was tinged with regret that the US, […]
This article was originally published in Forbes Magazine. Article written by Natalie Wexler Striking teachers in Los Angeles are complaining about the number of students in their classes, which can go as high as 46. While many teachers and parents see benefits in smaller classes, they’re costly, and the evidence they boost achievement is slim. […]
All those who produce tests claim that their tests are valid and reliable. Unfortunately, such claims are meaningless, because tests cannot be valid, and they cannot be reliable. A failure to understand why such claims are incorrect means that the substantial power of assessment to support learning is often lost. In this week’s webinar, Dylan […]
Please discuss your answers in the comments below. Flexibility, time constraints, small steps, support, choice … there’s so much to consider. Before you engage in professional learning, what are some concepts you should address? Why is it vital to do so?
Here’s the first question for our book study. Please discuss your answers in the comments below. Why should formative assessment be a priority for every teacher?
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