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The truth is out there?  

A fortnightly podcast about UK education for and about teachers, teaching, government policy and other things...

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Feb 27, 2017

Assessing Assessment

In which Leon and Alex discuss why we've been off air; a bit of feedback including from Alex's nearest and dearest; our move to SoundCloud for our uncut interviews (let us know what you think); why Alex is joining a hip new choir; Daisy Christodolou's new book on Assessment; Comparative judgement with Christian Bokhove; some blog based book reviews; some education articles in the news and a bit of a rant; and some non-negotiables with another rant. We also have another book review.

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Show Notes

Your hosts are Alex Weatherall and Leon Cych.

Tonight's show notes 

 

Making Good Progress - Daisy Christodolou https://www.amazon.co.uk/Making-Good-Progress-Assessment-Learning/dp/0198413602

Daisy Christodoulou on twitter: https://twitter.com/daisychristo

Daisy has blogged about her book here: https://thewingtoheaven.wordpress.com/2017/01/03/making-good-progress-the-future-of-assessment-for-learning/

Christian Bokhove on twitter: https://twitter.com/cbokhove

Christian has blogged about Daisy's book here: https://bokhove.net/2017/02/13/notes-on-making-good-progress-summary-blog/

No More Markinghttps://www.nomoremarking.com/

Using Comparative Judgement to rank Physics concept statements

https://readingforlearning.org/2017/02/07/using-comparative-judgement-to-rank-the-importance-of-concepts/

Quirky Teacher's blogs on books 

Cleverlands by Lucy Crehan https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cleverlands-Secrets-Success-Education-Superpowers/dp/1783522739

 

Becky Allen's article on reliability of Ofsted http://schoolsweek.co.uk/ofsted-inspections-are-unreliable-by-design/

George Monbiot in the Guardian  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/15/robots-schools-teaching-children-redundant-testing-learn-future

Carpet Time

Music - Fretless by Kevin McCleod - CC

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg - review by Cat Campbell https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00BBA6FOI 

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Non-negotiables

https://twitter.com/Mister_Shiney/status/830440390444580864

 

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