Engaged Young Writers

Dialogic Choices Beyond Naplan
  • Damon P. Thomas
  • Angela Thomas
  • David Moltow
Part of the Bold Visions in Educational Research book series (BVER)


Since 2008, it has been compulsory for all Australian students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 to complete a number of standardised tests known as the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). Completed yearly, the NAPLAN tests are designed to assess students’ reading, writing, language (spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and numeracy skills (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority [ACARA], 2010).


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  • Damon P. Thomas
  • Angela Thomas
  • David Moltow

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