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Applying Dynamic Assessment in Schools

A Practical Approach to Improve Learning
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Dynamic assessment is a collaborative, flexible approach to assessment which explores how a child learns and which aspects of their learning require intervention.

Learn how you can improve learning with a whole school approach to dynamic assessment complete with classroom ideas, resources, and strategies. The authors who frequently train in DA provide simple explanations of the contemporary model of dynamic assessment that make the links between theory and practice explicit. . Each chapter has designated downloadable resources such as rating scales of affective and cognitive learning, checklists, goal ladders and more with easy-to-follow instructions on how they should be used.

This book will support you to understand DA principles and actively demonstrate mediated learning for meaningful interventions, consultations, clear support strategies and effective feedback and feedforward skills to not only help students learn, but to help them learn better.
  • Published: May 18 2023
  • Pages: 192
  • 296 x 210mm
  • ISBN: 9781839973383
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Press Reviews

  • Maureen Jones, Primary Teacher, Glasgow

    Every educator who is passionate about developing learner potential should without doubt read Applying Dynamic Assessment in Schools! A straightforward, no nonsense approach to an ever expanding need to address the diverse challenges facing teachers. We can at last have a source of reference that provides approaches that are both sustainable and workable. A definite must on the teacher's to do list!
  • Dr Taryn Moir CPsychol AFBPsS, Senior Educational Psychologist, and author of How to Create Autonomous Learners

    This contemporary, engaging and accessible guide to dynamic assessment and intervention, provides the reader with a wealth of knowledge and practical resources. Excellent for those in the business of supporting 21st century learners.
  • Emmanuel Stephen Oluwaseun, Dyslexia Advocate, Association of Nigerian Educational Psychologists

    I recommend Fraser Lauchlan and Clare Daly's Applying Dynamic Assessment in Schools. The writers brilliantly explain dynamic assessment theory and practice. As a Nigerian educational psychologist, I learned how to improve my assessment and student support. The book's real-world examples, case studies, and graphical portrayal are essential for policymakers and educational psychologists implementing dynamic assessments in their schools or districts. Any educator should read it.
  • Rhiannon Quinn, Senior Educational Psychologist, North Lanarkshire Educational Psychology Service

    This book really brings dynamic assessment alive. It clearly illustrates how to bridge the approach into everyday practice. It is filled with useful resources and practical activities.
  • Dr Phil Stringer, Educational Psychology Group, UCL

    This is a landmark publication. The authors' indispensable contribution presents accessible theory, practice, and resources to expand dynamic assessment practice beyond individual work to embedding it in a whole school approach.
  • Dr Elizabeth King, Chartered Psychologist and Registered Practitioner Psychologist

    Visionary, inspirational and invaluable. This warm and engaging guide to the effective application of DA, with creative resources developed by the authors, is a must- read for education and health practitioners.