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Musings on all things education by an ex-pat teaching in Dubai, passionate about talent development, teaching English, evidence informed practice and collaboration :)

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‘5 weeks….5 books’ Part 3: Measuring up!

Teaching to the test can be good or bad: good if it means teaching a focused and aligned curriculum; bad if it reduces instruction to the memorisation of test items. (Baker 2004)

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Assessment after levels: Don’t reinvent the wheel, just steal the hubcaps!

TWO days to go till I present on the topic of ‘Assessment after levels’ at ‘SPARK presents Dubai Lead Meet’, the first SLT focused Teach Meet in the Middle East, made even more exciting as Continue reading “Assessment after levels: Don’t reinvent the wheel, just steal the hubcaps!”

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