In this section, you will find a number of blog posts, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Assessing learning'. From primary-aged students to adult learners of English, the blog posts you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of classrooms.

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Assessing Your Learners

"May you live in interesting times" is considered to be a Chinese curse. Now we are all living it.

A test about testing: Let's see how you score

We tend to correct mistakes, we tend to tell our students what they can improve, but we don´t normally tell them what they've done well. Let's reflect on our assessment and on the feedback we give to our students.

Milica Vukadin - Differentiating Assessment - Because One Size Does Not Fit All

Assessment represents a grey area for all teachers - we constantly fear that we haven't fulfilled the learning objectives, and we ponder on the things we could have done differently. If we take a step back and think about it, we will conclude that we have to individualize the assessment and create a differentiated classroom.

The creativity I regretted!

Have you ever been given a project to assess but couldn't? Have you ever created a rubric to assess the unassessable?

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