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Going ‘green’: rating your effort

June 11, 2011


During an AfL session on a recent CPD course, a simple idea was put to us. If you have an ‘in’ tray where children stick written work/books that need to be marked, think about having three such trays instead. Make one red, one orange and one green and get children to put their work into […]

To score or not to score?

May 22, 2011


Last week, I went ¬†on the second part of a course at the National Science Learning Centre in York about extending gifted and more able students in science. Over both residential periods there were many thought provoking moments, but one of the most interesting sessions for me was about assessment and feedback. As teachers, how […]