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Could marking exams improve your professional practice?
Could marking exams improve your professional practice?

Teachers are often encouraged to take up opportunities to mark external exams or tests. There is extra money to be earned, but they are also often told that it is good professional development. But what do people mean when they say that, and what parts of your professional practice does marking help to develop?

Shifting the focus of NAPLAN
Shifting the focus of NAPLAN

The decision to move NAPLAN online provides an opportunity to place less emphasis on comparing the performances of schools and more emphasis on supporting student learning, according to Professor Geoff Masters AO.

Assessment online: informing teaching and learning
Assessment online: informing teaching and learning

Online assessments are capable of providing significantly improved feedback to teaching and learning. Experience in schools is demonstrating the potential of online assessment – provided the foundations are right.

Critical thinking tools – the CRAP test
Critical thinking tools – the CRAP test

For two months now fake news has been the news.  So, how can educators help students to develop the skills they need to evaluate information? One tool is the CRAP test.

Students shine at Australian STEM Video Game Challenge
Students shine at Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

Students taking part in the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge had to design and build an original video game based on STEM concepts. Here, we take a look at the 2016 winners.

Mapping progress – using data for teaching and learning
Mapping progress – using data for teaching and learning

It’s important to keep in mind that there are three central uses of data in school education. Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses.

Global Education Episode 3: Amy Dugré on sustainable in-house PD
Global Education Episode 3: Amy Dugré on sustainable in-house PD

Teacher chats to a Californian educator about how teachers at her school are reaping the rewards from an in-house PD program that utilises a teachers teaching teachers delivery model.

Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland
Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland

Two educators recently embarked on a professional learning journey to Finland. Here, they reflect on the lessons they learned from the Finnish system.

Fast five: Spelling errors
Fast five: Spelling errors

Analysing student spelling errors and recognising patterns can help you identify underlying issues and come up with teaching and learning strategies.

Assessment reform and innovation
Assessment reform and innovation

This month we find out how educators can play a part in assessment reform.

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