Assessment and Learning in the Secondary School
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Prof. E. C. Wragg
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Assessment and Learning in the Secondary School by Prof. E. C. Wragg
Book DescriptionAssessment is now regarded as a 'high stakes' issue: schools, teachers, and individual pupils are often judged by the results of national tests and public examinations. This book addresses both formal and informal ways of assessing children's work and progress. Pupils' learning is often neglected in the debate, so this book puts what children actually learn right at its centre and involves them sensibly and appropriately in the improvement of teaching and learning. The book is divided into six units where Ted Wragg address topics such as: * principles and purposes of assessment * written, oral and practical evaluation * self-assessment the 'whole school' approach * staff development and appraisal. The inclusion of tried and tested practical activities, discussion topics, photographs, cartoons and case examples makes this a very user-friendly book for both trainee and experienced teachers in secondary schools. This is one of a set of eight innovative yet practical resource books for teachers, focussing on the classroom and covering vital skills for primary and secondary teachers. The books are strongly influenced by the findings of numerous research projects during which hundreds of teachers were observed at work. The first editions of the series were bestsellers, and these revised second editions will be equally welcomed by teachers eager to improve their teaching skills.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415249584
(246mm x 189mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Prof. E. C. Wragg
Art and Science of Teaching and Learning, Hardback (September 2005)
Offering a selection of the writings of Ted Wragg, this book contextualizes his work and gives an overview of his career. It covers subjects such as classroom teaching and learning, training new and experienced teachers, curriculum in action, educational policy and its implementation and also communicating with professional and lay people.
Performance Pay for Teachers, Hardback (March 2004)
The first widespread incentive pay scheme was initiated in UK schools in 2000. This book is the result of monitoring the whole process from its inception. The authors visited schools, observed lessons and solicited the views and experiences of a large sample of teachers and headteachers.
Education, Education, Education, Hardback (January 2004)
When New Labour came into office in 1997, its commitment to "Education, education, education" captured the imagination of the public. This collection of articles from 1998 to 2003 presents the real state of education during this period.
Questioning in the Primary School, Paperback (April 2001)» View all books by Prof. E. C. Wragg
The ability to ask intelligent and searching questions, to use questioning for different purposes is crucial to teachers of all subjects and age groups. This book explores the wide range of questions that teachers can ask, from those requiring simple recall of information up to those that stimulate complex reasoning, imagination and speculation.
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