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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 […]

PGCE connections

February 25, 2011


It’s not like I don’t have plenty to do already, but I this morning I felt compelled to write to some of my old PGCE tutors at Goldsmiths about all the great things I see happening through the world of Twitter. There really is so much help and information out there, but there’s a few […]