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A Little Guide for Teachers: Efficient Marking

A Little Guide for Teachers: Efficient Marking

October 2020 | 96 pages | Corwin UK

A Little Guide for Teachers: Efficient Marking is full of highly innovative, practical  and labour-saving strategies that shows busy teachers exactly how to provide feedback which moves learning forward, but which also inspires and motivates pupils to want to improve.


The Little Guide for Teachers series is little in size but BIG on all the support and inspiration you need to navigate your day to day life as a teacher.



·       Authored by experts in the field


·       Easy to dip in-and-out of


·       Interactive activities encourage you to write into the book and make it your own


·       Fun engaging illustrations throughout


·       Read in an afternoon or take as long as you like with it!


Introduction: The Problem with Marking
1: Show me, don’t just tell me: the role of success criteria
2: What’s the point? Marking that generates meaningful data
3: What happens if we take away the writing?
4: Do you really need to take it home?
5: Whose job is it anyway?
6: Where's the Joy? Increasing Pupils' Emotional Engagement with Feedback

Claire Gadsby

Author of the widely selling book,  "The Perfect Assessment for Learning", Claire is an educational consultant,  trainer and keynote speaker with more than 20 years of experience  in education and who has worked with hundreds of schools in the UK and overseas to raise achievement.  Claire believes passionately in ‘walking the talk’ and regularly coaches teachers in the classroom to demonstrate innovative pedagogies.  A leading expert on formative assessment, time efficient feedback and literacy and reading, Claire strives to improve outcomes for all learners and to help teachers to work smarter not harder. More About Author