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Dec 17, 2020

Too Tired to Celebrate?
Oh my goodness. Me too.

As the academic year draws to a close I am left feeling the most tired I think I have ever been! 

We have so much to celebrate here at Edufolios.  With record numbers of downloads on the podcast and a recent win in the Boosting Female Founders grant, we should be dancing a...

Dec 10, 2020

Reports are in. We're done with those for the year right?
If you’ve just finished your report writing for the year then congratulations!  What a mammoth task that was. I bet you spent hours putting those together.  PJs on, chocolate to hand typing away with the Australian Curriculum Descriptors as your ever faithful...

Dec 2, 2020

Assessment happens at the end of a unit right?

Summative assessment practice may have us thinking that we can’t really measure our students progress until they sit that test, write that final piece for the exam or finish their coursework.  Alternatively, formative assessment might be a great way to check in now and...

Nov 26, 2020

We assess against the curriculum... is there another lens to consider?

When it comes to standard 5 – “Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning” we tend to shy away.  In the last few episodes of The Reflective Teacher Podcast, we’ve been exploring what might be causing this strange...

Nov 10, 2020

Using data to analyse and evaluate student understanding...

In this, the second episode in which we are focusing on Standard 5 of the Australian Professional Standards for teachers, we’re talking data-driven teaching. 

If 5.4 asks us to collect and interpret student data, what might that look like? 

How does the idea...