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Automated marking with Zipgrade

This video shows how a quizzing tool where only the teacher needs a device can be used to conduct automatic marking.

In this video, Katharine Hutchinson, Director of Professional Learning and Development at Cambridgeshire Educational Trust (secondary), shares her use of a technology tool for automated marking.

Katharine shares how she conducts retrieval practice and regular testing with her pupils using Zipgrade. She reflects on the lessons learned with the tool, such as writing the multiple choice questions effectively. We see classroom footage of how quickly the tool can automatically mark tests, leaving Katharine free to spend time exploring the results and individual questions with pupils. The class complete the test on paper with a pencil and Katharine scans in their results on a phone for analysis.

The tool used by Katharine is:

  • Zipgrade – an automated marking quiz tool
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