How to make marking more efficient: three new techniques for teachers

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English teacher Andrew Tharby shares his advice on how to significantly reduce the time spent marking while improving the quality of feedback for students

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

There has to be a better way of marking. English teachers in particular, seem to have to spend an inordinate amount of time marking student work. This post has some suggestions for making it not only easier, but more effective. We all know students need feedback but how often do you sit for hours for them only to look at a a mark and then put it down? Good feedback can avoid this and force students to take responsibility for their own progress. 

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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