1. Believe that their fundamental task is to evaluate the effect of their teaching on students’ learning and achievement.
2. Believe that success and failure in student learning are about what they, as teachers or leaders, did or did not do…We are change agents!
3. Want to talk more about the learning than the teaching.
4. See assessment as feedback about their impact.
5. Engage in dialogue not monologue.
6. Enjoy the challenge and never retreat to “doing their best”.
7. Believe that it is their role to develop positive relationships in classroom/staffrooms.
8. Inform all about the language of learning.
Thanks to “THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FOR THE DEERFIELD, ILLINOIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT 109” website where I first found this interesting information from John Hattie’s well-known research. http://dps109supt.edublogs.org
and also thanks to Cheryl Reynolds for the video https://www.youtube.com/user/verylikeakitten/featured