Monthly Archives: November 2013

Assessing without levels – I

In this set of musings I am considering primarily the role of summative assessment as operationalised in day-to-day assessment in the classroom. I appreciate that it is formative assessment that makes a real difference to pupil learning, and I shall … Continue reading

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GCSE Exams – some worries

I was asked by the University to comment on an article in the Guardian (link in text) wherein Michael Gove’s changes to GCSEs were outlined. I thought I might as well post it here too. This is not music-specific, and I … Continue reading

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Teaching and learning notation

This is a blog wherein I think out loud, as it were, about the current emphasis on the teaching and learning of notation. It is also a bit of a trip down academic memory lane, as we’ve been here before, … Continue reading

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