Live marking in a secondary English classroom

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When it comes to providing high quality feedback, we need to ensure that we are teaching responsively - actively eliciting evidence about our pupils’ learning in order to inform and adapt our teaching to meet their needs (Black and Wiliam 1998). One efficient and immediate response to move pupils’ learning forward is to provide verbal feedback.  Giving feedback verbally means that you can clarify and elaborate immediately, therefore ensuring that misconceptions are not embedded, and pupils can act upon the feedback given straight away. Putting pen to paper as you circulate to support pupils’ learning can also mean a reduction in your written marking workload. As you watch this video of classroom practice and subsequent interview, consider how the teacher: Monitors pupils during the lesson to elicit evidence of learning Uses annotations and verbal prompts simultaneously Whether you’re establishing ways of working for the first time or review

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