Journal article

Developing a Formative Assessment Protocol to Examine Formative Assessment Practices in the Philippines

Louie Cagasan, Esther Care, Pamela Robertson, Rebekah Luo

EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

This paper explores ways of capturing teachers’ formative assessment behaviors in Philippine classrooms through an observation tool. Early versions of the tool were structured using the ‘Elicit-Student response-Recognize-Use’ ESRU model. To account for the practices observed in the classroom, the observation tool was resituated to focus on Elicit (E) and Use (U) components. Both cultural and physical factors that characterize the Philippine classroom were considered to help ensure that the observation tool would reflect current practices in classrooms. Data from the tool are envisioned to inform the Philippines’ Department of Education as they embark on the development of teacher competencie..

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