Re-drafting is getting it done right


  I am still stuck in an assessment rut. Stuck and content to be thinking about assessment. I wrote this post a good three weeks ago and trying to sign off this thinking behind it. Expecting students to “draft” their work and “submit a final copy” is preparing students for the real world. If it is not your best work, then its note ready to be submitted. Allowing .... Read more and bookmark.

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Student may not have access to a dictionary in every lesson, they almost always have access to their phones. Try Biscuit for both a dictionary and vocab trainer. “Crumbs! A dictionary and vocab trainer in one app. Useful.” Get definitions. Create your own vocabulary list and get vocab/word reminders or notifications. Think impromptu flashcards. Apparently you can also .... Read more and bookmark.

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Knowing that you don’t know something


Each exam boards provides a variety of exams analysis tools that help teachers identify the questions / topics / skills in which students excelled/fell short in.  These tools also provide valuable comparative information on the performance of your students / classes / cohorts on individual questions when compared to AQA/Edexcel/OCR/WJEC national averages. Unfortunately, much like an .... Read more and bookmark.

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