DOT Marking

Last Wednesday the AFL Hub shared their research into DOT marking. Sophie and Chrissie have been using this extensively with their Year 9 groups. The idea is simple: instead of writing reams of red pen, mark students’ work for literacy and then give a ‘dot’ target. Students can cross-reference the dot in class, write down their personalised target and, crucially, spend the bulk of their time responding to feedback. Sophie’s slide and my attempt at replicating this with my Year 9 Geographers are below… Further reading from Joe Kirby can be found here.