Tag Archives: Assessment
While it is true that there are no external exams set by the IB for the Middle Years Programme (MYP)1 many schools choose to hold exams in some or all Years of the MYP as good practice and an authentic … Continue reading
Rick Wormeli: How Much Should Homework Count? link http://youtu.be/nMJ-vEl4WB8 Clear and concise reasons why homework should not count towards summative assessments. I particularly like his analogy of homework to sports practise.
The IB does not offer moderation or monitoring of assessment for samples in non-official languages, for rather obvious logistical reasons. However, for our Language A and Language B teachers of Bahasa Indonesia this means that they do not get valuable … Continue reading
Last Friday, 23rd September 2011, all students from Years 4-10 participated in an external assessment programme called International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) for Science. This assessment is an initiative from Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) of the University of … Continue reading