10 Questions to ask about Work Scrutiny and Book Looks. | Tom Sherrington

Books set out, ready for inspection…..

The ‘book look’ concept is now firmly established as part of the educational landscape.  In many ways this is a positive development because it takes some pressure away from the problematic process of lesson observations.  It’s not just the voodoo of grading – which is still out there albeit in decline – it’s the problem of being lulled into thinking you are seeing learning happen when that’s not possible.  Looking at students’ work in all its forms is much more focused on long-term learning, not short-run performance and, potentially, is more within a…

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