You are here

A Little Guide for Teachers: Formative Assessment

A Little Guide for Teachers: Formative Assessment

October 2020 | 104 pages | Corwin UK

Bridging the gap between research and practice A Little Guide for Teachers: Formative Assessment gives teachers practical tried and tested strategies to put formative assessment into action in their classrooms.


The Little Guide for Teachers series is little in size but BIG on all the support and inspiration you need to navigate your day to day life as a teacher.



·       Authored by experts in the field


·       Easy to dip in-and-out of


·       Interactive activities encourage you to write into the book and make it your own


·       Fun engaging illustrations throughout


·       Read in an afternoon or take as long as you like with it!



Chapter 1: Setting the scene – how do you create confident learners?
Chapter 2: Setting up effective talk – how do you activate children as learning resources for each other?
Chapter 3: Learning Intentions and Success Criteria – how do you clarify goals and break them down?
Chapter 4: In-lesson feedback – how can we give feedback during lessons?
Chapter 5: Post-lesson feedback and marking – how to make this manageable?

Shirley Clarke

SHIRLEY CLARKE (M.ED., HON.DOC) is a world expert in formative assessment, specializing in the practical application of its principles. Many thousands of teachers have worked with Shirley or read her books and, through them, the practice of formative assessment is continually evolving, developing and helping to transform students’ achievements.Shirley’s latest publications are Visible Learning Feedback with John Hattie and Thinking Classrooms with Katherine Muncaster Her website contains a videostreaming platform of clips of formative assessment in action as well as detailed feedback from her action research... More About Author