Promoting student agency and classroom collaboration through formative assessment


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Following four years of research and design on effective practices in formative assessment at the IB, a pilot study focusing on the impact of peer feedback and student agency in classroom assessments has been selected as one of 14 most impactful and scalable innovations by HundrED and Jacobs Foundations.

The IB and Harding High School’s study investigates peer feedback using comparative judgment. This formative assessment approach is designed to promote student agency and collaboration in the classroom and to develop students’ evaluative judgement and understanding of “what is good”.

We spoke with Wendy Wae Yee Choi, Learning in Assessment Manager at the IB alongside Erik Brandt and Andrew Pastor from Harding High School, about the project and what it means to be part of HundrED’s Spotlight.


Read the full blog post here