Better teaching: Marking

"When students cheat on exams it’s because our School System values grades more than Students value learning."
Neil deGrasse Tyson

"Marking is the punishment given to teachers for not getting the learning right in class ".
‘Should I be marking every piece of work?’ Answer from an OFSTED inspector in her blog.
See links at the bottom for related blogposts
Marking is an act of love Lots of excellent ideas to become more efficient while also reducing your workload. From learningspy.co.uk
Reflecting on different forms of marking Blogpost from HeadGuruteacher
Marking: minimum effort for maximum pleasure Nice introduction to using the DIRT principle (Directed Improvement and Reflection Time)
From reflectingenglish.wordpress.com
     
     
Humour    
Mr. D lets us in on his approach Hopefully this isn't too common. YouTube comedy sketch
Marking with a paint roller - now this could catch on Cartoon image
     

 

   
A list of related blogposts from a variety of teachers on the subject of marking with impact From imaginative-inquiry.co.uk
Includes a list from the October 2013 #Blogsync