Doing more with your markbook

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Doing more with your markbook

  1. 1. Doing more with your mark book From the simple to the sophisticated
  2. 3. Aims of this session <ul><li>To show examples of electronic mark books </li></ul><ul><li>To identify the advantages of using electronic mark books </li></ul><ul><li>To identify some of the key features of Microsoft Excel, which can be used in electronic mark books </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a simple template to take away and use </li></ul>
  3. 4. Why use an electronic mark book? <ul><li>Track students over their whole career </li></ul><ul><li>Student motivator </li></ul><ul><li>Less paperwork to carry around – can be accessed through PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to change results and make amendments (e.g. coursework) </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing data with colleagues – collating whole year group data (email) </li></ul>
  4. 5. Why use an electronic mark book? <ul><li>Departmental approach – designed to suit needs of each department </li></ul><ul><li>Exam boards are increasingly wanting results submitted online – brings us in line with their practice </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging students to use technology </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for assessment, recording and reporting </li></ul>
  5. 6. Software to use <ul><li>Spreadsheet package </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel </li></ul><ul><li>Data can be imported into other software e.g. Word and PowerPoint. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Key features of Microsoft Excel <ul><li>Create templates that can be used year on year. </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic calculations (using formulae) </li></ul><ul><li>Use of colour to highlight progress (conditional formatting) </li></ul><ul><li>Creating graphs/charts based on data inputted </li></ul>
  7. 9. Example mark books <ul><li>Simple mark book </li></ul><ul><li>Coursework tracker – Leisure and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Year 9 and 11 ICT </li></ul>
  8. 10. Some useful features of Excel <ul><li>Autosum </li></ul><ul><li>Chart wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Conditional formatting </li></ul><ul><li>Text wrapping </li></ul><ul><li>Formula Wizard </li></ul>
  9. 11. What to do next? <ul><li>Look in the shared area for examples </li></ul><ul><li>Use help sheets to get started </li></ul><ul><li>See ICT staff for individual help in creating a mark book that meets your requirements and works for you </li></ul><ul><li>Visit www.tes.co.uk – the resources area has lots of information and even templates/shared resources </li></ul>
  10. 12. Resources available on the network and on the school website School network www.redhill.notts.sch.uk (staff section)

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