Assessment for Learning Strategies

Assessment for learning (A4L) teaching strategies have been shown to drastically increase student achievement, if they are used instead of summative tests and grades. It has been estimated that if teachers in England used A4L strategies the achievement of their students would increase so much the country would move, in international comparisons, from the middle of the pack to the top 5 (Black and Wiliam, 1998). Here is a list of our favorite 10 messages selected by youcubed staff from the 56 strategies provide by David Wees.