Activities for collaborative and formative evaluations in first grade
Publication date: 01/09/2020
Suitable for: Primary 1st level (ages 6-7)
Smart Poster — Friendly School Report is an articulated project consisting of a poster, a manual and various evaluation and self-evaluation forms for the class. Designed for teachers and pupils in the year before primary school, it aims to transform assessment into a functional tool for metacognition and the promotion of educational success.
The SMART POSTER line
Erickson’s new editorial line SMART POSTER is aimed at all scholastic levels, from kindergarten and up, to make a static tool like a poster into something active. Each Smart Poster consists of a real poster and a volume of workshop activities that the teacher can carry out as group or individual activities.
Smart Poster — Friendly School Report is composed of various didactic tools, each with its own special function:
Tools for inclusive education at school
SMART POSTER is a new editorial series by Erickson aimed at all school grades, a collaborative and inclusive teaching tool that aims to encourage participatory, cooperative and metacognitive activity within the classroom, between the desk and the walls. Each SMART POSTER consists of a poster and a volume of workshop activities that the teacher will manage as group or individual activities. With the SMART POSTER, pupils will be able to play, discuss, make decisions, build content, organize and retrieve important information, and monitor their learning process with a view to self-assessment.
THE TITLES IN THE SERIES
• SMART POSTER – SHARP EYES...
Observation games, discovery and linguistic enrichment in kindergarten
by Desirèe Rossi
Sharp eyes… is aimed at kindergarten teachers and students and offers a starting point for fun search and find games divided into three levels of difficulty for understanding with descriptions of illustrated situations, to practice and consolidate attention skills, classification, visual memory and linguistic enrichment.Sharp Eyes… includes:
A brief methodological guide that indicates how to use the Poster and make it smart through the various game proposals present using the logic of group learning.
The poster has two illustrated sides - City Environment and House Environment - designed to train and enhance visual-spatial and linguistic enrichment skills.
12 OBSERVATION FOLDERS
Attached are six observation folders, illustrated front and back, showing the parts of the poster. The observation folders will be given to the children to serve as a guide for the visual research or verbal expression activities that will be gradually carried out.
The illustrated cards, to be cut out, enrich the game proposals and refer to parts of the settings or individual elements present in the poster.
DICE AND SPINNING WHEEL
Two components to be cut out and assembled.
Leaf through some pages from the book for Smart Poster - Sharp Eyes… which have been translated into English to facilitate your evaluation of the product.
• SMART POSTER – FRIENDLY SCHOOL REPORT
Activities for collaborative and formative assessment in first grade
by Eva Pigliapoco and Ivan Sciapeconi
Friendly School Report is aimed at teachers and students in first grade, with the aim of transforming assessment into a functional tool for metacognition and the promotion of educational success.
Friendly School Report includes:
The manual presents the guidelines of the project and describes the programme to be implemented in the classroom, the objectives and function of the poster, and the evaluation and self-evaluation forms for students.
A sharing tool for the whole class in which the objectives to be achieved are defined, and divided between relational and social skills and competences - "We in the classroom" - and skills and competences more specifically linked to learning - "We can do this".
Post-its to be placed on the poster to indicate the objectives that each pupil aims to achieve.
EVALUATION AND SELF-EVALUATION WORKSHEETS
The worksheets, to be delivered to the pupils in the first and second term, contain the same objectives as the poster. For pupils with Special Educational Needs or with an Individualized Educational Plan, there are forms to complete in a personalized way.
Leaf through some pages from the book for Smart Poster - Friendly school report which have been translated into English to facilitate your evaluation of the product.