Teacher Takeaways

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn about integrating ICT and developing ICT capability in the National Curriculum.

  • Plan and identify opportunities for assessment.

  • Understand the significance of learning progression.

  • Unlock barriers to assessing ICT capability.

  • Gain an appreciation of where a student is, where they are heading and where they should be in terms of ICT capability.

  • Gather strong empirical evidence of attainment .

  • Make an informed decision about assessment strategies for your classroom and school.

What is Assessment for Learning and Development?

Assessment for Learning is about obtaining data on a child's performance throughout the year. It is the best form of assessment for you as a teacher as it allows you to adjust your teaching strategies for individual children thus making it personalised. You can learn more about Assessment for Learning here.

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"A great course with lots of information about embedding ICT and assessing students' ICT capability in primary schools. "

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Assessing ICT Capability

Why assessment for learning strategies works?

ICT is inextricably associated with practical outcomes in meaningful subject-related contexts. 

Most of the key elements of ICT capability are practical. An assessment of finished products will provide only partial and often very limited evidence of a child's ICT capabilities.

In this assessment training for teachers, we advocate for the assessment of each of the components of ICT capability using specific strategies that practical and immediately actionable.

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Why you should join these classes today?

In this assessment professional development for teachers you will learn to have an appreciation of where the children are, where they ought to be and where they might be heading next.

You will be able to determine their starting point and then give accurate directions that will enable them to plot a course.

Join the class today and locate a child's starting point for their continuous journey towards ICT capability today.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Analysing the Situation

    • Why use formative assessment strategies in Primary School?

    • TPACK and SAMR: Where does this course fit in?

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 3

    The Case Study - Using Formative Assessment strategies in Primary School to determine a starting point in ICT Capability

    • Why ICT capability as a case study in Primary Education?

    • Getting the basics - What is ICT?

    • An Example of ICT Capability in a Curriculum -(Using the Australian Curriculum)

    • What software is best for the development of ICT capability?

    • In what learning context can ICT Capability be assessed?

    • What am I assessing?

    • What is the desired destination?

    • Teacher Competence

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 4

    Learning Progression

    • Overview

    • Current Recommendations

    • Making student progression a priority

    • Case Study: The Importance of Learning Progression in ICT Capability

    • Case Study: Planning for Learning Progression

    • Case Study: What is Learning Progression in ICT Capability

    • Case Study: Factors of Learning Progression in ICT Capability

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 5

    Keeping Track of Student Progress

    • Records for Teachers

    • Classroom Practices that monitor and inform learning

    • How does accurately tracking student data affect instructional decisions?

    • How does keeping accurate records affect your communications?

    • Case Study: Designing Records to Track ICT capability

    • Case Study: Tips on Keeping Effective Records in ICT Capability

    • ICT Capability Formative Assessment Pack

    • End of School

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 6

    Maintaining Effective Records of Student data

    • Monitoring student progress

    • How to maintain records?

    • Tracking student progress successfully

    • Case Study: Monitoring Children's ICT Capability

    • Case Study: Recording children's ICT capability

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 7

    Planning and Assessment

    • Planning for Assessment

    • Identifying opportunities for Assessment

    • Using the Level descriptors in the ICT Capability Learning Continuum

    • What are the issues in Assessing ICT Capability?

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 8

    How can I assess ICT Capability? What do I need to know and why?

    • The Assessment of ICT Capability

    • Designing Quality Assessments

    • Structuring activities for assessment

    • Summative or Formative?

    • Using 'WALT', 'WILF' and 'TIB'

    • Tell me what I need to know and why

    • How to assess a student's Higher Order Thinking Skills?

    • Identifying Learning Outcomes

    • What evidence do I need to collect?

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 9

    Using Assessment Effectively

    • What makes a good record of a student's learning progression in ICT Capability?

    • How do you find the time to record a student's learning progression?

    • Sharing Perspectives across Schools

    • Creating Criteria for Marking Assessments

    • Reporting to Parents: What to write about and How?

    • Other tips to Remember...

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 10

    Coordinating and Deciding on ICT Assessments

    • What assessment do I focus on?

    • Measuring Student Competency with ICT

    • Primary Student Questionaire

    • Module Reflection

    • Module Survey

  • 11

    Next steps

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

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