Sometimes it’s best to tell students what’s in the test. Summative assessment is important. Differing greatly from formative assessment, which focuses more on an immediately
Month: November 2018
COMBINING the Knowledge Organiser with Retrieval Practice
Once a text has been studied, and content is well understood, the application of the knowledge to essay writing is usually the expected path. Here’s
The incredible skill of the English teacher
I absolutely love the ideal of the English GCSE literature curriculum. The summative assessment at its conclusion is a wonderful way to assess the cumulative
Can ‘NO EXCUSE’ policy safeguard our future?
This tweet from controversial educator Katherine Birbalsingh makes clear the rationale of proponents of ‘no excuse’ schooling: belonging is an ultimate goal, education facilitates