The Majesty of the Markbook


‘Ergonomic Classroom Advisers’.

If such a thing doesn’t already exist, I’d be surprised. An advisory group must be out there somewhere; checking teachers are looking at their PCs from the correct angle; that their chairs provide the maximal support for their aching backs; that their coffee cups contain precisely the right amount to last the entirety of a morning briefing.

And whilst my first reaction towards such a group would probably be a very deep skepticism- there’s definitely something to be said for finding ways to make our lives a little easier, our classrooms better organised and our routines a little more efficient.

I’ve made a couple of slight changes this year for the same reasons. I’ve bulk-bought some cheap boxed tissues. It’s snot-season, but no-one needs a luxurious 5 minute trip to the toilets in Mr. Bunker’s lesson. I’ve created a clear ‘in tray’ with an accompanying sign so work…

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