Celebrating Numeracy/ Maths Week in RME.

Ever since I was in teacher training and first learned about CfE and how numeracy would be a responsibility for all alongside Literacy and Health and Wellbeing. I thought Literacy and H&W they will be easy to meet in an RMPS classroom, I do that every day. But how on earth am I going to meaningfully … Continue reading Celebrating Numeracy/ Maths Week in RME.

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My Marking and Feedback Toolkit

I have been following #feedbacknotmarking for a while and today I have embraced it. When marking a whole class set of Homework I made a template and have been combining the feedback sheet with coloured highlighters meaning different things – e.g. Green means good point, yellow means further explanation required, blue means add in an example and red is this is not required or repetition.
Will update on how it goes.

Mrs Humanities

marking and feedback toolkit #feedbackNOTmarkingI think we all know by now that I actually love providing feedback in all shapes and forms. Over the past 3 years I’ve tried a large variety of methods to find what works best. Some methods are my go to approaches, a few I come back to now and then, others I’ve tried the once and binned.

feedback toolkit

I thought I’d share my top 5 feedback approaches that have become my #feedbackNOTmarking toolkit.

ACE Peer Assessment or the more recent take on it SpACE Peer Assessment.

This technique I use frequently with my classes. Often when students are working on an extended piece of writing  or a prolonged task I will get them to stop where they are (usually about half way into the task) and get them to ACE their peers work. Students will peer assess in purple pen using the coding system and write comments/questions at the end or…

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Let’s create a LearningRMPS community!

Welcome back to the new term! It's great to see so many new readers and followers. In 2017 alone, we have had 10,000 views from nearly 60 countries! Pretty Impressive! But I need your help! Help Required! I set up this site as a place to share further ideas, information and easy to access to … Continue reading Let’s create a LearningRMPS community!

Character Education – Inspiring Purpose – What is Character?

I love this time of year! Starting the Inspiring Purpose project with S2s. Formerly Inspire Aspire, this is a project that looks at developing pupils character, their inspirations and ambition. It is a project run all across the Commonwealth, if you haven't heard of it you can read more about it here!  I will document … Continue reading Character Education – Inspiring Purpose – What is Character?