My old system for marking was flawed – too complicated – ineffective – time consuming and sometimes often unnecessary.
In the profession, there is this (unwritten) pressure that all children’s writing must have written feedback. Almost as soon as the academic year began, I re-orientated myself with my school’s marking policy.
I have managed to successfully adapt my marking routine so that I can fulfil all aspects of the marking policy but in a way that upholds my obligations to the school’s policy, feels humane to myself and supports the children I work with.
September – October: In…
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