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Shirley Clarke’s five steps to better peer marking
Getting children to improve each other’s work is the Holy Grail of assessment. But you’ve got to build the right foundations.
How to use Lexile measures in the classroom
How could Lexiles affect the books we choose for our primary students?
10 last-minute SATs checks
Not every lost mark on the test stems from a lack of knowledge, and armed with these tips, you can help make sure children get the scores they deserve.
How one school is using English mastery to make great progress
At Rhoda Wilson’s school, a new mastery approach in English is getting great results. Here’s how it works.
A better way to find evidence of key grammatical learning objectives
There’s no need to squeeze the passive voice into stories where it doesn’t belong, explains Rachel Clarke.
Why high-achieving learners can struggle with handwriting
Dysgraphia is a common, yet often neglected problem – Diane Montgomery suggests some possible interventions.
How comparative judgement can annihilate your marking workload
Get all staff involved in a collaborative scheme and save everyone time, says Craig Westby.
Improve primary pupils’ writing with ‘the marking funnel’
Constructive feedback is a vital tool when helping children to learn to write, says James Clements.
Make sure your assessment is effective with these expert insights
Professor Mike Askew provides advice around three areas of primary mathematics to help you become a better teacher
Education experts David Didau, Daisy Christodoulou and Emma McCrea are here to help you improve your assessment methods
Discover creative lesson activities and innovative teaching practices in this CPD box set full of ideas for boosting reading ...
This eight-part series will give you practical suggestions for helping children with autism
From engaging Year 7s in science to seeing secondary students through their GCSEs, our experts are here to guide you