Pete (@mr_van_w) wonders over the sheer volume of assessment tasks we expect HSC student to juggle. All the time taking day to day lesson seriously and maintaining a love of learning for the sake of learning.
John (@jfcatto) looks at two articles in the news this week. The ATAR and current format of HSC has outlived its usefulness and some believe is on it's way out. Fresh hope: Professor Geoff Masters may be the one to burn it all to the ground and build it better.
Pete: The Educational Grind - Pete Whiting
John: ATAR gone in 10 years and 'dire' HSC unfit for future: CEOs, Educator - Pallavi Singhal
Rebuilding the wall: what the major NSW curriculum review will at - Pallavi Singhal
Read more at http://teacherstalkingteaching.libsyn.com/ttt-episode-71-assessment-overload-and-a-review-to-an-outdated-system-0#bGSbUwgyEKpwlgUF.99