Live marking – what, why and how to do it

Marking is a key part of being a teacher. You couldn't do without it, nor would you want to. It's one of the most revealing and effective ways to tell where your students are with their learning and what you can do to help them. However, the idea that marking has to take you ages, …

Time for teaching, time for you

Teaching is full on - everyone knows that. From that first day back, late nights marking, parents’ evenings, to the caffeine fuelled last day of term. Sometimes we all feel overworked, and I suppose that’s normal. We’re very quick to teach our students about the techniques they need to succeed, but do we think about …