Life in a Post-Level World: Progress Descriptors for Creativity in Four Days

It should be idyllic. Teachers and children conversing together, children learning stuff because it’s interesting or necessary or both. Assessment a continuous part of the process of understanding: “Have you got it yet?” “Yes, I have.” “Really?!” “Yes.” “Well, have you considered this… ?” “Oh, does that mean that blah blah might not be right?” etcetera… … More Life in a Post-Level World: Progress Descriptors for Creativity in Four Days

Measuring Progress With The Trivium

The trivium is an excellent way to ensure progress in learning. We can see progress through the trivium in three stages: new knowledge followed by critique, ending in communication. In teaching terms this means firstly ensuring a body of knowledge is taught to students and that they understand the knowledge. Secondly the students build on that knowledge through … More Measuring Progress With The Trivium