Below you will find the materials for the core Business Studies CPD Day 2020/2021, that was delivered in the cluster model, along with a video Guide to the workshop materials and blurbs indicating key content.
This section aims to support teachers to become more confident in working with learning outcomes. It explores the use of themes in planning units of learning, the importance of action verbs when creating learning experiences and, in this section, we also consider assessment.
This section aims to support teachers in planning for assessment, particularly focusing on strategies to help to develop our skills in designing and using effective questioning in the classroom to support and formatively assess student learning.
This section encourages teachers to reflect on their assessment practices within the context and culture of their school, while considering the impact the Junior Cycle reform on assessment. It includes several practical activities exploring the efficacy of a variety of assessment modes. You will also find practical supports to help you plan for assessment in your classroom.
This section explores the importance of planning formative assessment to help students develop higher order skills to apply, analyse, evaluate and create as they build their content knowledge. A question quadrant is demonstrated as one practical tool, which may be used in class to help students develop these skills.
This section discusses the importance and constituents of formative feedback. We explore practical examples of formative feedback in the classroom, and we hear from three Business Studies teachers who discuss their approaches to formative feedback, in audio and video recordings.