TS6: Assessment

March 8, 2019 4:34 pm

There are a range of statutory assessments both in primary and secondary schools that aim to help support children so that they leave primary school with the best footing possible. These assessments are put in place in order for teachers to raise their standards as well as giving children the... View Article

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TS2, TS4 & TS5: Cognitive Load Theory

February 15, 2019 2:25 pm

On 7/2/19, the Adult Initiated task for the children to complete was based on the concept of one more and one less. After having the task modelled on the carpet, they were given a differentiated worksheet based on my prior knowledge of their progress in maths with a number line... View Article

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TS6: Summative Assessment

February 15, 2019 2:17 pm

We recently had summative assessment training. The role of the Teaching Standards Agency: The teaching standards agency create the documents focused on education from the foundation stage to KS2 (such as the National Curriculum). They also provide information for schools about teacher assessment frameworks, reporting and how to moderate. The... View Article

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TS3 & TS4: Concrete Resources

February 8, 2019 3:49 pm

This week I was teaching Year 5 maths looking at measurements and converting between different units. I wanted to make my sequence of lessons on this topic very practical and concrete so that children had the chance to build and solidify their concepts of distance and length and to physically... View Article

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TS3: Music and Drama Training

February 1, 2019 1:27 pm

In the morning, the training was focussed on music. This was really useful because I was nervous about teaching music as I do not teach any at school currently. The children in my class have ukulele lessons from a teacher brought into school once a week. But other than that... View Article

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TS2 & TS6: Summative Assessment

February 1, 2019 1:11 pm

On 25.01.19 we had a training day which had a focus of summative and formative assessment. We started the day with ensuring we had an understanding of all of the terminology around assessment. This included PAG – Prior attainment group, summative – end of term data, scaled score – end... View Article

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