With Year 10 and 11 exams starting next week many students and parents are probably asking the question, “Why do we have exams?” Exams include many of the aspects we want from assessment. What do we want from assessment? Good... Continue Reading →
What can students wear to keep warm?
Today our children inhabit an online world. It seems large and complicated and hidden. Trying to monitor this world sometimes seems overwhelming. We can feel ill-equipped, outnumbered and alone in the quest to ensure our kids are safe in cyber... Continue Reading →
How do we retain information that we have learned? Learning is a change in long-term memory. If there is no change in long term memory then no learning has taken place. There have been thousands of scientific studies on... Continue Reading →
How do we overcome the forgetting curve?
ARCC Score = Progress score + co-curricula points + 0.25 points per ARCC award – Lates – Misconducts – Out of uniforms.
It is progress report week at Drouin Secondary College. That means we are writing progress reports and students need to make sure they are completely up to date. Teachers will use this rubric to rate student’s classroom progress in the... Continue Reading →
Our focus for 2017. We want to be working in the Yellow Zone.
Parents give yourself a mark out of 10 at the end of February.