In preparation for a whole-staff INSET on seating plans, I’d thought I’d update what I do with my seating plans, and talk about where I want to go with them.

As ever, see me anytime for a conversation on how you might usefully use data in your classroom. I’m still refining my markbook, but I can create a version for you to play with if you wish.

I should put a proviso on this video: the aim of all data is to aid students in accessing the lessons, to learn as effectively as possible, and to ultimately feel inspired and empowered. None of the tools I discuss below will do this, and any compulsion to use them in the way I suggest would (I think) be counterproductive. They work for me, and I feel confident in the principles behind their use: others who use them adapt them for their use, too.