First of all, formative assessment allow student to gain opportunity on how to take responsibility for their own learning, as example, teachers designed classroom assessment for students, students have to develop an understanding on their own and address findings for the challenge they encounter, all these able to help students aware of their learning needs and interests. Teachers can help student in learning but at the end of the day, student is the one who need to do the learning. Student will have better performance in studies if they figured out their strengths and weaknesses on particular subject they need to work on. Besides that, evaluation such as teachers explain learning aims, give effective feedback and check their understanding after each formative assessment, these helps students in communicate clear and specific learning goals. By setting goal,
I’ve seen this in schools in way of differentiating, a method in which lessons are simplified or made more challenging based on the difficulty levels students can preform at. One of the schools we visited a teacher had one activity separated into three difficulty levels: matching word to definition, cut and paste words to definition and writing the word to the definition. The way she executed the activity is perfect for when you have three types of student abilities, I expect that is the way I’ll be doing it with my future students. Another developmentally appropriate practice that I believe is imperative to student learning and
In the second container, teachers put conjunctions on strips of paper of another color different than the one for the simple sentences. Then students come up front and pick two simple sentences and one conjunction. As a group discussion, the students along with the teacher can discuss if the compound sentence makes sense or why it does not make sense. This can also be a laugh-inducing activity because sometimes the sentences could not make sense or they could be funny by nature, so teachers must be able to have group control in order to prevent the activity from getting out of hand. To keep students practicing writing, I, as a teacher, I would provide fill-in stories every special holidays, such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, for students to write.
Summative assessment is the culmination of the teaching and learning process, and gives the students opportunities to demonstrate what has been learned, as stated on SDH Student Assessment Policy. Summative assessment aims to give teachers and students a clear insight into students’ understanding. Summative test would be given to the students in the end of each unit chapter, and teacher would give numerical score for report card. Sometimes, the students asked me how to count their score in numerical scale for the formative test because they were unsatisfied if they just got teacher’s comment, not a numerical score. Then, I tried to explain that
After assessing this, teachers may decide to change their lesson plans, allowing more time to topics that individual students are having difficulty with (Cowie and Bell, 1999). Cowie and Bell (1999) stated that ‘noticing’ is an important part of interactive formative assessment, as it happens quickly and immediately. Teachers observe their class and ‘notice’ queues the class are giving about their learning – these can be verbal or non-verbal. “Information the teachers gained was verbal (students comments and questions) and non-verbal (how they did practical activities, how they interacted with others, the tone of discussions and their body language)” (Cowie and Bell, 1999, p.108). ‘Recognising’ can be seen as similar to ‘noticing’, however just noticing information or behaviour doesn’t mean the significance of that information has been noted (Cowie and Bell,
The app will also help the teacher keep records of the learners progress. Another option is for learners to use Learnist which will help them read only relevant content that has to do with their courses. Another option is to introduce game-based learning with KinectEDucation and GameDesk. The teacher can also use Smart Classroom which allows teachers, learners and parents to access the learners course and it also makes learning more engaging and individualized. • Distributing notes to all the learners/ Using a Smart Board: Sometimes learners have to write down a lot of notes during lessons, which then causes them to not pay attention to what is being said during the
Typically, students don’t know their debate subjects ahead of time. And basically, the goal is to come up with a good argument in a short amount of time where students are encouraged to read about the facts or current events and controversial issues just to prepare beforehand. Debates require
There are some techniques used to reduce anxiety about oral activities in class, such as provide students with ample opportunity for oral practice, and test them using the same types of activities they have practiced in class; encourages them to use several conversation strategies . If the instructor uses humor effectively in the class to reduce tension, humorous role plays should be incorporated into the testing situation (Young,
Discussion is a valuable form of learning in culture, but teachers cannot expect all students to be able to discuss complex issues at a high level in a foreign language. Often, even high-level students need some preparatory activities with clear goals before they can proceed to discussion. Some of our favourite activities are discussed below. Many teachers have found that quizzes are one of the more successful activity types. Quizzes can be used to test materials that you have previously taught, but they are also useful in learning new information Teacher should ask the students to answer true or false to each of the questions in pairs or groups.
The students can learn two things (i.e.) language skills and subject under one instructor. CLIL method enables the students to actively participate in the classroom activities. The method enabled the students to learn the subject content along with language skills in a stress free environment. CLIL method does make the student lose interest in the learning process since the students are fully engaged in content oriented learning where reading skills are induced without their knowledge.