Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching
The ‘Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching‘ session is designed to enable staff to:
- use their understanding of the Fifty Shades of Assessment to select appropriate informative assessment strategies for different types of lesson.
- review current lesson plans and, where necessary, add new informative assessment strategies.
These outcomes should also enable delegates to:
- more effectively monitor the progress of learning over time.
- Feedback and rewards
- Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching – Card deck for game 1
- Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching – Card deck for game 2
- Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching – Fifty Shades Full Deck
- Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching – Presentation
- Assessment and the Art of Lazy Teaching – Handout
- Fifty Shades of Assessment – pdf version
- Learning Outcome Builder
Resources for further exploration of assessment
- Principles of Assessment – Mhairi McAlpine.pdf
- Principles_of_Assessment – Sheffield College.pdf
- Donald Schön, The Reflective Practitioner, and The Comparative Failures of Legal Education
Other resources you may find useful
- The Formula for Happiness
- ArtsWork – A film about how outstanding teaching transforms learners’ lives. Includes examples of outstanding teachers at work.
- Excellence in the Arts: Beyond the comfort zone
- Six short films showing outstanding use of technology
- Stop learners handing written work in late – ever again
Other sessions you may find useful
- Supercharged Evaluation Skills
- Learning Outcomes for Independent Learning
- GCSE English: avoiding Ofsted nightmares
- Induction – Perfect Practices
- Transformational Lesson Observation
Have your say:
Did the session help you understand how commonplace teaching habits can reduce or deny the development of learners’ independent learning skills? Are you now able to see how you can constructively review your own practice? Please use the comments form to the right to leave us your thoughts. Are you experimenting with learners’ independent learning skills, and would you be willing to share your ideas for the benefit of others? Please use the email address on the Contact page and we’d be delighted to add your example to our growing resource.