Assessment Managing your School

HOW TO MAKE MARKING ASSESSMENTS EASY

Let’s be honest marking / grading is one of the most difficult jobs of a teacher. Teachers are spending about 40% of their time on non-teaching activities with marking and assessment taking up a big chunk of that. Here are some tips to cut down on the time you spending grading.

Let’s be honest marking / grading is one of the most painful jobs a teacher has to do.

Teachers are spending over 40% of their time on non-teaching activities with marking and assessment taking up a big chunk of that.

Here are some tips to cut down on the time you spending grading.

  1. Create a department wide subject plan for each year group.
    Link learning resources and outcomes to these plans means planning and delivery is simplified and integrated across all departments.
    Students receiving consistent learning and assessment.
  2. At the beginning of the school year link your assessment and learning resources to the curriculum planner. This will make the marking process seamless, cutting out time wasted on manual double entry to multiple applications.
  3. Having a central integrated platform that tracks students’ performance in real time makes it very easy to spell out exactly how each student, class and year group are performing.
    You can take action on potential issues students may have before they become a problem.

A platform that allows you to grade, give feedback and automatically update students is going to save you time and reduce your workload by eliminating inefficiencies such as exporting to excel spreadsheets (link to spreadsheets blog)