• Assessment for Learning
    in SLD Schools
  • Assessment for Learning
    in SLD Schools
  • Assessment for Learning
    in SLD Schools
  • Assessment for Learning
    in SLD Schools
  • Assessment for Learning
    in SLD Schools

Staff Training

For information, and ideas about staff training click the documents below.

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TA course 2017 session 2

TA course 2017 session 2

Assessment for learning TAs 2017

The language of learning, Modelling, 'Just enough' support

'How' to learn rather than 'what ' to learn

Session 1 of the LSA course

Assessment for learning - session for learning support assistants

Session 1 of the LSA course held 2016


Split the skill from the context activity

Start by separating the activity or context from each learning objective. (These tend to be specific to the activity) When you have done this try a....


Level 1 writing

Level 1 is not level 2 done badly. Celebrating level 1 writing. (Single slide)


Assessing in groups

Most assessment is done on an individual basis. These slides explore reasons for sometimes assessing using group rather than individual tasks.


A near miss!

Examples that might look like Assessment for Learning but on closer examination may actually undermine it.


Talking 'learnish'

Prompts for asking genuine questions. Sentence stems that learning assistants and teachers could use with pupils to model the process of learning. Sh....


Using Formative Assessment to Achieve Outstanding Learning

Using Formative Assessment to Achieve Outstanding Learning


4 Slide Review Session 4

4 Slide Review Session 4


AFL Scavenger Hunt

AFL Scavenger Hunt


Use of talk and effective questioning

Use of talk and effective questioning


Learning objectives - Success criteria

Learning objectives - Success criteria


Involving Pupils in Planning

Involving Pupils in Planning


Developing a creative assessment tool

This document describes pupils creative achievements. 4 areas of creative skills have been identified, and allow teachers to discuss pupils progress i....


Assessment and Curriculum Support – Pupils working within P1-P3

The Curriculum Support document aims to expand the definitions and understanding of the early P-levels 1 – 3, by pulling together various documentat....


AfL Presentation used at special school conference

Assessment for Learning in Special Schools. Essential or Irrelevant? Power point – key things to think about


Assessment for learning Using the language of learning and success criteria

Power point slides that highlight some of the dilemmas for assessment and illustrate ways that schools have developed that language of learning and su....


Creating Learning Communities in SLD schools

Power point slides and seven INSET activities. These ideas are aimed at helping teachers to develop language and strategies that promote collaborative....