The fourth #blogsync gathered some very diverse and topical responses on the topic of progress. Powered entirely by the word-of-mouth serendipity of twitter, educational bloggers from many parts of the sector collaborated on sharing their experience of measuring progress in the classroom.

To follow is the archive of the blogs and twitter links to their writers.

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#blogsync 4: “Progress in my classroom? How it is made and how I know it.”

  1. E Tomazde Vasconcelos: “It’s when they know more on the way out than they did on the way in.
  2. Mark Anderson: Progress measured by students via “Socrative”
  3. CherrylkdMaking Progress in my Classroom and How I Show it.
  4. Rachel Jones: Progress in Sociology via SOLO
  5. Singsunshine: Progress, Fun and Phonemes
  6. Chris CurtisProgress – It’s all about STEPS
  7. : Progress – The diagnostic and summative testing cycle in Mathematics
  8. Tim Eaglestone: Progress – looking towards the end of “Levels” as descriptors.
  9. Tim SheltonLearning Logs – Showing sustained and rapid progress
  10. Jude EnrightSmashing the glass ceiling
  11. Paul Raymond Collins: Progress in three Maths classes on three levels
  12. Michael Tidd: “Education is what is left after all that has been learnt is forgotten.
  13. Laura McInerney: My best tip for ensuring you and your students know they have learned all the essential facts on a topic
  14. @specialsciteachProgress for BESD students
  15. Tavia Allan: Progress is more than what is described in the markbook
  16. Tessa Matthews: How to determine progress in the acquisition of knowledge in a skills-focussed system
  17. Gordon Baillie: It’s about the relationships, stupid!
  18. John TomsettThis much I know about…”Progress in my classroom? How it is made and how I know it.”
  19. Chris Hildrew: Progress: Knowledge, Skills and Development
  20. Tom Sherrington: Journeys and The Learning Arc
  21. Tim Taylor: Tolerance for ambiguity – The difference between complex and complicated.
  22. Debra KiddProgress? It’s more complicated than they’d have you believe!
  23. James McEnaney: Progress in my classroom? It’s invisible.
  24. Anna PalmerWalking in their shoes – How progress is made in my classroom.
  25. Cav: Progress, ’til there’s nothing left to gain.
  26. Ross McGill: Share: Tool for demonstrating Rapid Progress
  27. Clare FenwickLift your head above the parapet
  28. Joe KirbyHow do I know – and show – whether my students are making progress?