I wrote a post a few months ago about the change to no longer using levels and the fact that, as Drama didn’t actually have any officially recognised levels anyway, we should be in a position to lead the way on the change to levels. Over the last few months I’ve been developing and creating a method of assessment using the idea of a system of … Continue reading Changing Levels: Key Stage 3 Assessment Overview
Extended writing is a vital part of all modern qualifications and they can be daunting to all students. The expanse of a page in front of them. The knowledge that what they is worth 15 to 20 marks. As daunting as it is, it doesn’t have to be impossible. Here are 6 ways of improving extended writing, no matter what level of qualification your students … Continue reading 6 Ways to improve extended writing
Evidencing progress during the rehearsal stages of a project can be difficult. Evidencing it in books can be even harder. Here are two ways of helping this process. The first is linking the assessment criteria to the notes that you take as a teacher. The second is post-it note feedback. Continue reading How to use Post-It Note Feedback to improve, record and track verbal feedback.
A brief history of Assessment in drama (1988 to 2005) Continue reading A brief history of Assessment in Drama (1988 to 2005)