What are the Benefits of Peer Assessment?

What are the Benefits of Peer Assessment?

As educators, we have access to various resources that help in designing lessons, assessments and remediation. The same is true with a peer assessment. There are no “cookie cutter” approaches to these assessments.
The assessments are not limited to multiple-choice answers, short answers or essay assessments. Instead peer assessments include the usage of a variety of […]

Benefits of Developing Clear Classroom Rules and Expectations

Benefits of Developing Clear Classroom Rules and Expectations

There are a whole host of benefits to intentionally promoting clear and shared classroom rules and expectations. A survey of the research demonstrates some of the obvious benefits, such as:

Students know what to expect and they understand the learning tasks better (Wentzel, 2006).
Things in the class run more smoothly with less confusion (Grusec & Goodnow, […]

Benefits of Formative Assessment in the Classroom

Benefits of Formative Assessment in the Classroom

According to Lang, et al (2008), the formative assessment process came from educators working on ways to accelerate student achievement and help predict how students will perform on standards-based statewide tests.
The benefits of formative assessment is obvious in the classroom. The usage of formative assessments in class as a way to guide instruction and to […]

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