Teaching & testing but not teaching to the test | missdcox

This year I am trialling using multiple choice quizzes with the students as part of our assessment model. I’ve blogged on the process here and on ‘no stakes testing’ here.

Before, I made the MC questions, we sat as a department and decided what we would teach; the core content we wanted students to know and understand. This is highlighted at the top of our schemes of learning and each lesson references at least one of these bullet points.

This week our students have been doing the 3rd test. It’s been the same questions every test. And all I can say is that the results are fascinating.  I…

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