|L-R Tom Bennett, David Didau, Shena Lewington, Mike Cladingbowl, Tom Sherringham and Ross McGill.|
Why joy? Because they spoke so eloquently for me and all those others, who have been trudging this trail for such a long time and it is wonderful to see over the coll into the next valley.
Can I check these thoughts with The Famous Five, the Magnificent Seven?
Check - did you really understand that last sentence? Read it again.... Check in the Blogs above.... It's true... even better see Mike Cladingbowl's excellent clarification here
Many have been so obsessed with this grading/judgement issue to the point when others (OK I mean me) have offered two key points, they have been studiously ignored..
|"I'm drowning here and all you're doing is describing the water!"|
I grade it 5 or 7....oops...
* The iAbacus self-evaluation and improvement model was designed to be different. It is for Professional Development and capacity building. It is the only system that provides individual users with a unique code, so that only they can access the information they insert - unless they choose to share it through the collaboration feature. It comes prepopulated with the latest Ofsted criteria, and many other sets of criteria (which can be added to and amended) and refers to this latest Ofsted clarification of grading. See video and rationale and theory behind The iAbacus
2nd most read this wk: Guest post: Famous Five go to Ofsted (& the demise of lesson grades) http://t.co/8CmRozKMKs #schools @JohnPearce_JP
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