Comparing students to give current, new specification, GCSE grades (without grade boundaries) | missdcox

In the absence of grade boundaries, yet still being under pressure to complete data sheets about students, there are several courses of action that teachers have taken: Make up grade boundaries (using some sort of logic) Create grade descriptors for 1-9 using some of the information we have been given Just make it all up … More Comparing students to give current, new specification, GCSE grades (without grade boundaries) | missdcox

Comparing students to give current, new specification, GCSE grades (without grade boundaries) | missdcox

In the absence of grade boundaries, yet still being under pressure to complete data sheets about students, there are several courses of action that teachers have taken: Make up grade boundaries (using some sort of logic) Create grade descriptors for 1-9 using some of the information we have been given Just make it all up … More Comparing students to give current, new specification, GCSE grades (without grade boundaries) | missdcox

Why marking Pupil Premium books first is misguided | missdcox

I’ve blogged before on how I dislike people talking about groups of children in sweeping generalisations. Pupil premium is a special case as it attracts money. Money makes people do odd things. One thing that seems to have been suggested by someone and then spread throughout schools is marking pupil premium books first. I personally … More Why marking Pupil Premium books first is misguided | missdcox