The eighth #blogsync provided an opportunity for teachers of all walks to expand on their best marking practice. While it may maintain its place at the core of teaching practice, marking is certainly not what it used to be, herein you can read how some very impressive practitioners achieve: Marking with Impact?

To follow is the archive of the blogs and twitter links to their writers. A full description of the mechanics behind #blogsync and the form you can use to sign up can be found here

  1. @Cherryl-kdTo Mark or Not to Mark
  2. Sue Cowley: “The Editors” – there are many kinds of edit.
  3. Chris ChiversMarking: Continuing the Dialogue
  4. Sarah FindlaterMarking for the Masses and Feedback for the Future
  5. Shaun AllisonMarking: Minimum Effort for Maximum Pleasure
  6. James GurungUsing end-of-term tests to move learning forward
  7. @just_mathsMaths Plasters
  8. Tom SherringtonFormative use of Summative Tests
  9. Andy LewisCollaborative Marking with Impact
  10. Paul Raymond Collins: A festival of acronyms: WWW, EBI and INT
  11. David DidauMarking is an act of love
  12. Mary MyattShould I be marking every piece of work?
  13. Chris CurtisThis Marking is Killing Me
  14. Michael TiddEffective marking: a primary slant
  15. Stretch potential: Marking: Encouraging and evidencing dialogue
  16. Tom RileyImproving feedback in a 1:1 environment
  17. Alex QuigleyMake your ‘marking policy’ a ‘feedback policy’, and Dirty Work
  18. @redorgreenpenDoes DIRT work in maths?
  19. Joe KirbyWhat if you marked every book, every lesson?
  20. Helen LocheadManageable and meaningful marking
  21. Chris WaughGive the feedback before the race is run
  22. David FawcettUnderstanding why feedback doesn’t stick and Using methods to make feedback stick
  23. Laura McInernyThe Quick, The Weird, and The Thorough: How I Mark Student Work