Using formative assessment to foster confidence and motivation to learn

Dimova Popovska, Hristina and Popovski, Filip and Popovska Nalevska, Gorica (2024) Using formative assessment to foster confidence and motivation to learn. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 13 (1). pp. 113-121. ISSN 2243-7703 / 2243-7711

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Educational standards in the broadest sense include the goals of education, their content, the
conditions for the implementation of the programs and the system of evaluating the
achievements of students. In such a case, evaluation can have a formative function. The
evaluation should refer to all aspects of the development of the student’s personality. In this
case, the evaluation may have a formatting function. This means a frequent and interactive
evaluation of student’s achievements, understanding learning needs and adapting teaching
methods, according to the student’s needs and abilities. The most realistic assessment is when
the student and teacher participate in the opinion of the assessment, publicly and transparently.
From here is starting the need to realistically evaluate and see the level of achievement by the
student himself. The evaluation process should not be reduced to valuing the quantity of
knowledge or ignorance, but should take into account the student's prior to follow-up,
measurement and interest, his relationship to tasks. This builds the moral character of the
student. It is precisely because of this fact that students should be introduced and trained in
time and properly for their own assessment and evaluation, as well as for mutual evaluation.
The involvement of students in the evaluation and self-evaluation process develops student
democracy in the school, improves the general climate of the teacher-student relationship and
the most important thing is to develop the positive values of the student and teacher's

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: MSc Hristina Dimova Popovska
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2024 08:49
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2024 08:49

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