Balancing meaningful assessment and feedback with the demands of the classroom
Reduce your workload and improve student learning
Providing helpful feedback and creating meaningful assessment tasks, all while keeping up with correction and managing a successful work-life balance are some of the biggest challenges of teaching. Fast and Effective Feedback and Assessment presents practical strategies for balancing these demands, offering teachers fast, formative strategies for providing feedback and assessing student performance in the time-poor environment of the everyday classroom.
Ready to make feedback and assessment work for you? Read the introduction to Fast and Effective Assessment: How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning.
Fast and Effective Assessment
How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning
What if teachers could dramatically reduce the amount of time they spend reviewing and correcting student work and actually see better results in terms of student learning? That’s the goal of Glen Pearsall, who shares dozens of classroom-tested strategies that lessen teachers’ workload while increasing students’ class participation and improving their understanding.
Bring Fast and Effective Assessment author Glen Pearsall to your school for a 1 or 2 day workshop, or for in-school support.
Workshops and In-School Support Services
Rely on our qualified experts and authors to help you develop and deepen your classroom assessment and feedback knowledge. We will help you move your teachers — and your classroom — ahead in knowledge, understanding and skill.
Professional learning services include:
- Workshops (1 or 2 days)
- In-School Support
Workshop and In-School Support Outcomes
Participants will explore:
- strategies for accelerating the speed at which you mark work
- strategies for giving and receiving feedback so that student mistakes can be addressed quickly in class, rather thran through laborious written correction
- methods for reducing the volume and extent of your correction
- techniques for encouraging students to take a more active role in the feedback process and to more readily act on your assessment advice so that your time spent marking has maximum impact