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  • Embracing Inspirations and Identities

    We asked Pearson colleagues and teachers to discuss their most influential diverse role models. Whether close to home, or looming large in history, the answers they gave were a continued celebration of diversity and shared experiences, revealing the importance and impact of actions, words, and connection.

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  • Maths Flex and low-stakes assessment

    When it comes to low-stakes assessment, the consensus is that it is assessment which is not pass or fail, does not cause added stress or anxiety for pupils (Bain, 2004) (children can make mistakes without a penalty) and aims to get children to retrieve information. This blog looks at how Maths Flex can be used for low-stakes assessment.

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  • Abacus and low-stakes assessment

    When it comes to low-stakes assessment, the consensus is that it is assessment which is not pass or fail, does not cause added stress or anxiety for pupils (Bain, 2004) (children can make mistakes without a penalty) and aims to get children to retrieve information. This blog looks at how Abacus can be used for low-stakes assessment.

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