Students in Year 3 and 5 have done their first online NAPLAN this year. Unlike previous years the test-ing runs over two weeks, which allows students to catch up on tests if they have missed a day. One benefit of online testing is that we will receive the results much earlier in the year.
A note about student wellbeing during testing. Most students have managed the online testing with ease. I would encourage families to talk about how testing is helpful for students and teachers. It is not a pass or fail situation for children, but a chance to show what they know AND show us what we need to teach. Its also a good time to remember that the teachers and educa