Tag Archives: TC1

Sorry “kids”, I don’t always know why you got a low mark or Not Achieved

I sent the following email to a number of my 2017 Level 2 Digital technology students. Pass rates were lower than expected and unfortunately, in some individual cases, I don’t  know why as there is no marking schedule returned to … Continue reading

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OIA request on NZQA

I was faced with a barrage of questions from my 2017 Level 1 and 2 students regarding their Digital Technologies external portfolio marks. I advised them that I can return their papers but: The marking schedule is not provided, and … Continue reading

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Maybe laptops in class is not such a good idea?

“Research shows students who used laptops in the class received poorer grades.” Perhaps the pendulum has swung too far… I have already initiated the use of notepad and pencil for note taking as I have found student notes on Google … Continue reading

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