Exams Over!

DexteredAwareness/Education

We are alarmed at the negative impact of excessive school testing mandates, on children’s love of reading and literature. Student test scores impose more standardised exams and crowd out exploration. #DEXTERED | Tour de Talents

Creativity and Schools

DexteredAwareness/Education, Creative Assessment, Educational Technology

Creativity as defined by Sir Ken Robinson is “the process of having original ideas that have value”. So in other words, all content that is original can be defined as to be creative, not as an extension of something that exists already in our environment. It is assessment which helps us distinguish between teaching and learning (Fisher & Frey, 2007, … Read More