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What’s the time Mr. Wolf?

Schools exams are happening now. This year thanks to the advent of smart watches, students have to remove all watches prior to the exam. No problem we have clocks. Problem – not all students can read an analog clock. I … Continue reading

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“They’re only mocks”

In recent years we have encouraged students to take “mocks” seriously. In fact the vernacular has changed to “school exams”.  We usually argue that it gives them a benchmark and also allows for a derived grade if they are sick, incapacitated … Continue reading

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School (mock) Exams

School Exams are happening next week.  Students routinely refer to these as “mocks”. Does this matter? Yes and No. No, because despite best efforts over several years the term persists. Students still study for them and turn up on the … Continue reading

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