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Assessing children's learning

Assessing children's learning

Drummond, Mary Jane

In this edition Mary Jane Drummond examines some of the important questions that teachers and other educators ask themselves as they assess children's learning across the curriculum

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Classic ed.
Published London: Routledge, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Mary Jane Drummond
ISBN: 0203801334, 0415686725, 0415686733, 9780203801338, 9780415686723, 9780415686730
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous ed.: 2003.
Physical Description: viii, 182 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: Routledge education classic edition series
Subject: Educational tests and measurements Great Britain.; Education, Elementary Great Britain.; Assessment; Education.
Series Title: Routledge education classic edition series.


  1. Acknowledgements
  2. 1. Learning from Jason
  3. 2. Looking at Learning: Introductory
  4. 3. Looking at Learning: What is there to see?
  5. 4. Looking at learning: learning to see
  6. 5. Ways of Seeing: Trying to Understand
  7. 6. Understanding ourselves
  8. 7. Trying to Understand: making it work
  9. 8. Practices and principles
  10. 9. Rights responsibilities and power
  11. Conclusion

Author note

Mary Jane Drummondstarted her career in education in 1966 and taught in a variety of inner-city schools, including four years as the headteacher of an infant school in Sheffield. She worked on the influential Schools Council Project Communication Skills in Early Childhoodand in 1985 she became a lecturer at what later became the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, from which she has recently retired. She has a distinguished record in research and evaluation and is the author of a number of studies based on observations of children's learning in nursery and primary classrooms.