Lesson Planning and Learning Outcomes from a SOLO perspective: A guide for science teachers


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Lesson Planning and Learning Outcomes from a SOLO perspective considers how to constructively align assessment tasks so that they mirror the intended learning outcomes. It also introduces, through the SOLO Taxonomy, a vocabulary that teachers and learners can use to support the learners in developing a growing complexity in their responses to assessment tasks.


About the Author:

John taught in secondary schools for over 30 years as a physics subject specialist and head of department, then joined a university PGCE department training both subject specialists and working on subject knowledge enhancement courses with non-specialist science graduates. He has delivered CPD courses around the UK for ASE, The Princes Trust and STEM, and many bespoke sessions to individual schools.

John’s interest in the SOLO Taxonomy came about through helping schools to plan and prepare for the reform of the system of National Curriculum “levels”, used to report children’s attainment and progress, in September 2014. However, through Lesson Planning and Learning Outcomes from a SOLO perspective, he saw that SOLO was much more than an assessment system, it was an approach that looked at the whole teaching and learning process. Crucially it takes into account the often contrasting views of teachers and learners on this process…


Age Range: 11-16Format: Paperback
Author: John Perry

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Weight0.380 kg
Dimensions30 × 21 × 0.4 cm

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Millgate Publishing


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