Our first lolCAT is a formative assessment technique that you can employ in your classroom to gauge both students' understanding and internalization of knowledge. Directed Paraphrasing asks a student to do two things - find a new way to explain or convey information (paraphrasing), and describe that information withing the context of a specific audience... Continue Reading →
Finally: assessment has met its meme. This FPD column will feature CATs - Classroom Assessment Techniques - easy-to-implement tools and techniques you can employ in the classroom (face-to-face or online) to get a snapshot of student learning. We hope the lols encourage you to embrace assessment as something that you do for YOU.