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Making the relevance clear

On Friday morning we (the HPSS assessment team) supported our staff to develop their curriculum rubrics. The idea here is that there is clarity from the learning goals of the module through to the individual aspects of our learning design model which formulate the learning objectives to be assessed. 584 more words


Professional reading February 2015

This is what I am currently wading through / have recently read/ re-reading old favourites. Lots of this is to do with the PLD leadership and assessment contract that I’m lucky enough to be facilitating this year or part of my leadership role at HPSS. 101 more words


Autopsies versus check ups: views on assessment

An amazing colleague of mine (@MissDtheteacher) tweeted a great link written by Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) a few weeks ago. As I often do on Twitter, I flagged it as one to skim and scan. 727 more words


Being a professionally "connected" educator

For me, being connected is one of the most important parts of being a teacher. And in this case, I do mean connected to more that just my colleagues in my school. 1,573 more words


10 Reasons I Look Forward to Going Back to School

10. New school supplies

9. The classroom is a platform to advocate for justice (even though my professors warned me not to use it that way) 83 more words

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Observations from Scandinavia

I recently went on holiday to Scandinavia and the Baltic states. As a teacher, I would have loved to align my holiday with their school year so I could visit some of those rockstar Finnish schools. 1,019 more words