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Dec 29, 2021

In the last episode of season 4, I answer three listener questions and discuss the plan for season 5 of the podcast.

Enjoy, and happy new year!

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Dec 27, 2021

I've got a system for writing report comments, but it takes forever and isn't particularly efficient. Naturally, my problem-solving brain starts looking for solutions during the school holidays when we're both meant to be resting. 

The result? I have a system to recommend. It still allows for tailoring of comments so...

Nov 29, 2021

Next year, I'll be moving to a new school. The process is bittersweet - whilst there is excitement at the prospect of learning new things, it has been hard to say goodbye to colleagues and students.

As you can imagine, these last few weeks I have spoken with many colleagues and friends about the move. Everyone seems to...

Nov 15, 2021

In this episode I talk about two things I do to reduce my marking workload.

Automarked quizzes are a blessing but can be curse so proceed with caution. Exploit the good bits, and don't expect them to solve all your problems.

Peer marking in class is a winner if you set it up right. And if your students aren't too...

Oct 25, 2021

In this episode I talk about the importance of letting students chart their own course, with guidance of course.

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