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Focus your efforts: part five of an assessment plan for back-to-school 2020

This is part five of a new blog series in which we help you out with a back-to-school assessment plan so you can be ready for the autumn term 2020!

Consider the whole child: part four of an assessment plan for back-to-school 2020

This is part four of a new blog series in which we help you out with a back-to-school assessment plan so you can be ready for the autumn term 2020!

NEWS RELEASE: Consistent communication is the biggest challenge of staggered school return, say teachers and school leaders

By Renaissance UK,

New research from Renaissance has revealed that consistent communications (31%) and supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils (23%) are the biggest challenges to teaching during the phased return. The research asked almost six hundred (598) senior school leaders, department heads, and teachers about their experience of teaching during this period of blended learning.

Assessments are imperfect; here’s how to make yours as reliable as possible

By Joshua Perry,

We asked Joshua Perry, education technology expert and entrepreneur, to write a series of blogs about analytics and assessment. This is the fourth and final instalment, which looks at how to make assessment as reliable as possible.

Get your baseline: part three of an assessment plan for back-to-school 2020

This is part three of a new blog series in which we help you out with a back-to-school assessment plan so you can be ready for the autumn term 2020!

Be flexible: part two of an assessment plan for back-to-school 2020

This is part two of a new blog series in which we help you out with a back-to-school assessment plan so you can be ready for the autumn term 2020!

Celebrating diversity on Accelerated Reader

By Kerry McGuire, Assistant Editor

Did you know that there are over 38,000 quizzes on Accelerated Reader?! That’s a lot of books to choose from! In this blog, we wanted to highlight some of our more recent favourite AR titles from authors of colour.

Remember the basics: part one of an assessment plan for back-to-school 2020

This is part one of a new blog series in which we help you out with a back-to-school assessment plan so you can be ready for the autumn term 2020!

The first student to see his own book on Accelerated Reader!

By Ruth Atkinson, Digital Media Executive

Oliver Lewis, a Year 10 student from North Wales, is the first student to see his own novel on Accelerated Reader!

What kind of analytics does a school or MAT leader need?

By Joshua Perry,

We asked Joshua Perry, education technology expert and entrepreneur, to write a series of blogs about analytics and assessment. This is the third instalment, which looks at the types of analytics that a school or MAT leader needs.


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