May 08

Geospatial – the use of skills, tools and data by people in Canterbury – 28-30 May 2013

Geospatial – the use of skills, tools and data by people in Canterbury 28-30 May 2013

Upcoming Social Science LEARNZ Virtual Field Trip: Gizmos and gadgets that make us better understand our world! This trip fits really well with big ideas like planet earth, land use, where I live, finding my way, my property, and urban redesign. More info here. Check out last year’s trip if you need convincing and enrol! Supports Social Studies Levels 3-5, Geography Levels 6-8 especially AS91014 1.8 Apply spatial analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem. It’s free.

Feb 06

NCEA External Assessment: Grade Score Marking Explained

Wondering how your students work was marked?

In 2012, external assessment for level 1 and 2 was carried out using Grade Score Marking. To coincide with the implementation of the revised achievement standards. All external revised achievement standards have been written with a single outcome to allow aggregation of assessment evidence from across an examination paper.

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