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STEM assessment: free online course

Assessment for Learning course helps teachers get to grips with assessing STEM subjects.

97776189 Boy with Globe SmallThe University of Leeds is offering a free online course in assessment for STEM subjects.

Designed by the Science Learning Network for science, engineering, technology and mathematics teachers, the course is for primary, secondary and further education teachers.

The course is led by two leading experts in STEM education, Dylan Wiliam and Christine Harrison, and aims to teach:

  • the theory and science behind effective Assessment for Learning;
  • how to use Assessment for Learning to elicit evidence about what’s going on in your learners’ minds;
  • how to use this evidence formatively with your learners in your laboratory and classroom;
  • how to write, judge and use the hinge questions that are central to Assessment for Learning in STEM.

Find more information, including registration links, here.

Use the hashtag #FLteachSTEM to join and contribute to social media conversations about this course.

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  • Join me I've enrolled! Have memories of Dylan and his famous Black Box..quoting him ad infinitem years ago at the beginning of the Formative Assessment tsunami.

    Posted by Susan H, 30/03/2015 6:16pm (6 years ago)

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