Month: February 2018

What Is Intelligence?

Intelligence is what intelligence tests measure.  That quote, (and its variants), has been around for a long time. In 1983 Dr Howard Gardner developed his theory of Multiple Intelligences, because he felt that defining a person’s intelligence with an I.Q.

What Is Wrong With NAPLAN (Part 1)

What Is Wrong With NAPLAN (Part 1) “It is a ready-made solution to a bureaucrat’s dream of imposing control on a massive system.” (Dr James Athanasou quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald) In 2008, the Federal Government introduced NAPLAN as a