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Assessment at the Edge 1: Faultlines

I know I’m not alone in feeling – increasingly as the years roll by – that all too often the way we assess is at odds with the way our students (and we ourselves) actually learn and experience learning. 584 more words


WLFS Conference - Part One

Knowledge is not an end in itself

The West London Free School history conference was an excellent opportunity to discuss a knowledge-rich approach to history teaching. 696 more words


#LTHEchat 77: Using e-portfolios for PDP, Assessment and Beyond…

This weeks chat is kindly hosted by Dr Marjorie Wilson (@DrMarjWilson).

Dr Marjorie Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in Human Physiology, and University Teaching Fellow at Teesside University in the School of Health and Social Care. 299 more words

SENDT Reflections

This year will make 10 years since I trained as a teacher. It is no wonder then, that I have started to reflect on the journey and what I would have done differently. 947 more words

Special Educational Needs And Disabilities

Failing Students

I read a post today over at Smarter Classroom Management about how failure can be good for students.

As a proponent of growth mindset, I’ve know that failure is where we do a lot of our learning. 627 more words


Assessment OF learning ?

One of the major theories that has become steadily more popular over the last few years has been assessment for learning tasks. The principal dichotomy of this theory is this: 613 more words


Rethinking math education

Let me start by pointing out that, while this post talks about math specifically, the ideas within can certainly be applied to other subject areas. 2,243 more words

Learning Space