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Sticky note assessment tools

4 assessment tips that make use of sticky notes 1. The sticky starter Give each student a sticky note as they walk into your room; on the board have the […]

An easy AFL ‘win’…

Peer Assessment, an easy AFL ‘win’ in any classroom! When you’re starting out in teaching ‘AFL’ seems to be a huge aspect of the job, so full of options and […]

Stretch and challenge

I like to keep things simple, if something is simple and effective don’t over complicated it! Bloom’s to stretch and challenge. This image is designed to be used in CPD, […]

Feedback most common…

One of the most shared tips of mine is printing on sticky notes to help you get ahead of the feedback train! Let me say this though: THIS SHOULD NEVER […]

Predicting outcomes

What happens if… One way I like to assess learners understanding is to ask them if they can predict the outcomes of given scenarios. This is useful because the level […]

Sharing knowledge

Know it? Share it! One of my favourite ways to assess students understanding of a topic I’ve taught is to ask them to share their new knowledge/skill with a new […]

New term challenges

A new term is on the horizon, what’s your challenges? For me there is a very busy two 1/2 terms ahead, coursework and exam prep being at the forefront of […]

Hands up AFL

Another new video tip Hands up & then some…part of a new series designed to support assessment for learning in the classroom. From dead simple tips to the more interesting ideas that […]

AFL tips

New video tips for 2017 …Part of a new series designed to support assessment for learning in the classroom. From dead simple tips to the more interesting ideas that take […]

4 AFL practices

Showing assessment and progress over time on a coursework course. I teach the CiDA ICT course, the learners have to create a number of digital products. One could be tempted […]

Marking

I’m on a mission this year to make marking across my faculty the best in school! Want to join me? Marking I want teachers across my faculty to mark in […]

8 Ofsted tips

This post explores similar areas for improvement identified in Ofsted reports from schools across the country at various levels of grading.

New Marking Policy 2016

Rationale behind new marking policy explained and FREE downloads for you to use if you want to create a similar time saving marking and feedback policy.

Pupil Action after feedback

This post will give you advice and tips covering two areas; How to plan to enable feedback action How to make action visible

Quick video tips all in one place

Quick tips This is a post to link readers to my 30 second (occasionally longer) teaching tip videos on FaceBook. The page is growing with every video added and being positively received […]

More than words

Use these words in your objectives and see the ‘wow’ effect! Please follow and like us:

The Purple pen…

This video is a huge hit over on the FaceBook page, how to increase pupil engagement in reflective activities with just a pen….and possibly a feather! Please follow and like […]

AFL – One way to use sticky notes…

Quick tip to make (some) AFL faster AFL doesn’t have to be about writing pages and page of feedback, sometimes for some comments you find you have to repeat often […]

AFL – tips for getting it done

It’s not rocket science, but (particularly) if you are a trainee, or NQT, just getting started with your assessments is a challenge. This 30second tip filled video is designed to […]

Apprentice style feedback?

As I continue my quest to find ways of making AFL easy, effective and interesting I found myself inspired by the Apprentice UK last night (rare can one say that). […]

SUPER Sticker AFL resource

Avengers Assemble Yep, we’re all in a marking frenzy, and I’m sure some of us are over doing the AFL, but in many circles the new focus on AFL is […]

Good practice – AFL in books and folders

In trying to define expectations across the new department this is one of the ‘snap shot’ reminders posters I created, and have since shared whole school. Regardless of anyone preparing […]

AFL Stamp crazy – Updated 2014! –

I mentioned in a previous post that I attended an ‘Outstanding Teaching’ course before the summer break, it was a fab course, really inspired me to re-examine how I go […]

How AFL makes progress happen

“Marking is the least favorite part of teaching” Most teachers would seem to say that! But effective marking is the not so secret tool in the battle towards outstanding learning! […]

Stamp crazy! (AFL)

I mentioned in a previous post that I attended an ‘Outstanding Teaching’ course before the summer break, it was a fab course, really inspired me to re-examine how I go […]

Instant interactive AFL in Drama

I work with an amazing Drama teacher, a teacher who has more enthusiasm and energy than anyone I think I’ve ever met! She has a huge passion for using technology […]

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