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NAPLAN: The Assessment that needs Assessing

NAPLAN has been back in the headlines again recently (although, when is it every really OUT of the headlines?): this time in response to a senate inquiry investigating concerns NAPLAN is damaging to student and teacher wellbeing and creating a … Continue reading

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Thinking about thinking

Last week I posted about the importance of metacognition and reflection in the classroom. I’m a strong advocate of teaching children these essential thinking skills from a young age, and I believe this should occur parallel to instruction and be … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who read (and liked!)

Thank you to everyone who read (and liked!) my inaugral post yesterday. It was wonderful to be well received. Having taught high-school mathematics for several years I am currently studying a Master of Education (Honours) in mathematics education, with the … Continue reading

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