Not Just a Teacher

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Not Just a Teacher

Still getting IT wrong

November 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments · General


by dingler1109



5 Comments so far ↓

  • Neil

    Excellent post 🙂

    I am just leading a class through a “mock” controlled assessment piece and they are struggling to see what the system will do and how to write it up – among other problems.

  • IaninSheffield

    And so the tail continues to wag the dog? Oh dear!

    Sadly you’re driven by and constrained within an examination/results-led culture Nick, otherwise you’d have the freedom to explore alternative mechanisms for awarding credit for your students’ studies and achievements. Perhaps along the lines of the ‘Badge’ ecosystem proposed here –

  • IaninSheffield

    Clearly in need of some html lessons myself! Let’s try What If Teachers Decided (for Themselves!) What Counts?

  • BobToms (@BobToms100)

    Nick, what you propose is a very good idea: a school develops own specification based on general and more specific assessment guidelines. Making it relevant, engaging and imaginative. An exam board could promote case studies & exemplars as good practice of successful projects.

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