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FSC2231 Assessment Essentials: Information & Resources for the Primary Classroom

FSC2231 Assessment Essentials: Information Resources for Primary Classrooms

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Identify the place of assessment in schools and developments in key national strategies such as SSE with practical examples between fundamental concepts such as AOL and AFL.

FSC2231 Assessment Essentials: Information & Resources for the Primary Classroom

Equip yourself with knowledge, tools and resources for implementing assessment across all subject areas and at each level of the primary school setting: classroom, SET and whole-school

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: Teachers who want to expand their knowledge of asssessment for the primary classroom -methods, tools (digital and non-digital) and resources in order to implement a more varied assessment programme in their classrooms
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 4th – August 19th.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days of enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail [email protected]

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1 – Understanding assessment in Irish schools

  • Explaining assessment and what it involves
  • Development and place of assessment in the Irish Primary School system
  • Assessment of learning
  • Assessment for learning
  • Assessment methods – The Continuum of Assessment 

FSC2031 Assessment Essentials: Information & Resources for Primary Classroom - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

Module 2 – Using standardised testing and assessment at a class and whole school level

  • Overview of standardised tests
  • Administering, scoring and interpreting standardised tests
  • Communicating standardised test results to parents
  • Using standardised test results
  • Assessment on a whole school level
  • School self-evaluation process

 

Module 3 – Designing effective classroom tasks and tests

  • Learning Objectives and Outcomes
  • Designing Assessments
  • Feedback
  • Assessment & Technology

FSC2031 Assessment Essentials: Information & Resources for Primary Classroom - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

Module 4 –  Harnessing the power of teacher observation

  • Observation as an assessment tool
  • How to conduct observations
  • Observation in the learning environment (environmental analysis)
  • Structured observations
  • Rubrics and checklist

FSC2031 Assessment Essentials: Information & Resources for Primary Classroom - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

Module 5 – Facilitating peer and self-assessment at each class level

  • Peer and self-assessment: an overview
  • Peer assessment
  • Using peer assessment in the classroom
  • Self-assessment
  • Using self-assessment in the classroom

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at [email protected]