There is no shortage of resources on student assessment (see “Best” Lists Of The Week: Assessment, but not a whole of of those materials relate to student self-assessment.

This list is an attempt to deal with that oversight.

Let me know what you think I’m missing:

Student Strategies for self assessment is my post for Teaching English – British Council.

Student Self Assessment and Self-Regulation – A Cornerstone of Successful Formative Assessment is from Teach Learn Grown.

7 Ways to Help Students Self Assess Effectively is by Barbara Blackburn at Middleweb.

Encouraging self correction is by Mike Astbury.

Promoting Student Self-Assessment is from Read Write Think.

Students ‘Self-Assess’ Their Way to Learning is from Ed Week.

Student Self-Assessment is from ASCD.

Student Self-Assessment:The Key to Stronger Student Motivation and Higher Achievement comes via ERIC.


Simple Exercise: Help Students Analyze Their Growth Over Time is from Catlin Tucker.

Power (and Joy!) of Student Self Assessment is about its use in a Spanish class.

These Two Revision Strategies Can Prepare You For An Exam Much Better Than Just Restudying Your Notes is from Research Digest. I found it particularly interesting because one of the techniques is having students create test questions themselves for an upcoming exam, which is what I often have students do in class. I then choose many of them to actually include on the test itself.

The importance of student self-assessment is from Teach Learn Grow.

Why This Is the Year to Get Serious About Student Self-Assessment is by MATTHEW M. JOHNSON.

Two Self-Reported Grading Strategies is from Tech Notes.