Pair match questions can be used to test for understanding of sequence and relationship in quite subtle ways, but they serve you poorly if you do not know how to analyse the results.
Below is an analysis of a pair match (AKA Drag and Drop) question from the Computing Baseline (High level). This is the author’s view, using data from about 1,500 responses. The teacher’s view shows only the data from Continue reading
I had this lovely note today from Owen Hawkridge at the Chauncy School in Ware.
You might be interested to know that we’ve* abandoned our old spreadsheet system for tracking pupil progress at KS3 and instead are using the Yacapaca gradebook. We’ll be starting with Continue reading
Thanks to the 1500 students who trialled the KS3 Computing Baseline Beta last year, and the teachers who very thoughtfully filled out the survey about it, I have been able to produce a new version that is both thorough and practical.
Here’s what is in it:
This video about the (lack of) future of work asks a lot of questions about what your students will do, if anything, when they leave education. It offers no answers, but I would take that as an opportunity for contemplation and debate.
It turns out there is actually an answer to this question, and it’s “15 minutes”. Here is my evidence:
I looked at 6448 homework assignments that had been completed on Continue reading