Tag Archives: marking

Marking. Less is more?

DHS maths Deputy Leader Emma McCann has decided to dip her toes into the world of blogging, with this great article on marking. Yet another bright spot! I just want to start by warning you: I have read loads but … Continue reading

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Marking: Minimum effort for maximum pleasure

Towards the end of this half term, we have had a steady stream of DHS teachers writing blog articles, to share what they have been doing in their classrooms – which is fantastic to see.  The most recent addition to this is English … Continue reading

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Marking Matters

Like most teachers in the autumn term, I have set myself a few targets, some of them to do with marking. I’m going to make sure that I mark student work regularly, make it useful and get students to do something with it.  In search … Continue reading

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Making Feedback Meaningful

The 15 Minute Forum tonight was led by maths teacher Shane Borrett (@BorrettShane).  Shane talked us through how he has been working at ‘closing the feedback loop’ with a couple of simple strategies. As a starting point all students are … Continue reading


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Closing the gap with peer marking

Came across a great example of how peer marking can be effortlessly, but effectively used to close the learning gap today – courtesy of our Head of Geography, David Brading (@davidbrading). It went like this; Step 1 – Peer marking based … Continue reading

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Closing the gap marking

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