Learning, progress and the curriculum

Some observations on tracking

Mary Myatt considers misconceptions about data and tracking, how we should talk about progress, the curriculum as the basis for judging progress and how progress is evident in what children write, make, do and say.

Mary Myatt's keynote address to the AAIA 2017 Annual Conference as well as videos of many other keynote speakers are available in the members' area of this site.  Join AAIA to access this material as well as the other benefits of membership.

The Curriculm is the new progress model

Have they grasped it?  Expanding on one of the themes from the video, Mary Myatt explores the ways in which what children write, say and draw can provide evidence of their learning.

“The Curriculum is the new progress model” explained  Jenny Short writes about a further theme from Mary's video.

Keeping it Real: Authentic Assessment and Why It Matters

In this extract from Keeping it Real: Authentic Assessment and Why It Matters, Tom Sherrington's keynote to the AAIA Annual Conference 2019, he touches on another theme from Mary Myatt's video, how assessment should support learning rather than feeding unnecessary tracking systems.

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