The Dichotomy of Feedback

Although I haven’t read his new book (yet), I’ve been thinking quite a lot about John Hattie’s idea about giving feedback being the most effective tool in a teachers armory. That seems to be drawing a growing number of people into ever increasingly sophisticed rubrics – breaking down responses and drawing up ladders that show […]

Marking stickers

In our dept we’ve been looking at various ways of making peer and self assessment more meaningful and at the same time helping to speed up the time it takes us to mark students books at KS3. We’ve been experimenting with various forms of comment stickers, and I thought it would be useful to share […]