I’ve written before about rubrics in higher education, and the need for pragmatism in weighing up their costs vs their benefits. Critics of rubrics cite
Did the writer even mean that?
I have often heard criticism of English literature criticism, mostly aimed at the notion that the critics are looking far too deeply into the use
TRAINING STUDENTS FOR ONLINE EXAMS REDUCES COGNITIVE OVERLOAD
Teaching to the test doesn’t work. But teaching students about the test is imperative. Not only that, exam performance IS a thing, and you can
ASSESSMENT IN HE pt 4 – worked examples
This is the 4th in a series of blogs on assessment, which forms part of a larger series of blogs on the importance of starting strong in higher
IS THERE A PLACE FOR CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING IN SCHOOL?
This is part 2 of a series on creativity in schools. Part 1 is here Ben Newmark’s rousing and simply wonderful treaty on why we teach
If You Don’t Model, Learning’s a Lottery
The video below is a perfect demonstration of why it’s so important to model learning for students. What it highlights is what most motivated people