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100 Grades Per Minute

The professional blog of a Data and Administrator in a single-sex faith school. Contains the odd rant and bad geek joke.

  1. OK I Have To Admit Some Mistakes

    , 3rd February 2011 at 11:38 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    And I made a biggy!

    This year we decided to set up SIMS Learning Gateway to comply with the 2010 Online Reporting requirements. These required us to provide a means of serving school reports to parents online for which Learning Gateway does perfectly. But as we roll into the close of the written reports cycle, there are lessons to learn.

    First off I overestimated how much Assessment Manager can cope with. Figuring staff were used to it for single grades, it is terrible ...
  2. Wait I Recognise Those Biscuits...

    , 7th July 2010 at 01:15 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Nothing makes your mouth water quite like two large boxes of biscuits appearing on your desk. We are talking nearly 100 per box of various delicacies from jammy dodgers to shortbread. Tasty!

    But wait, these biscuits, I recognise that box. We had those for supervised study...a couple of...years...back...

    Librarian: "Oh those are for the bin. I found them in the store cupboard and they went off September 2008."

    Surprisingly, they still look like ...