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Do you want to save time on marking?

Music teachers are always working hard and tend to fill up most available space in the diary. Rehearsals before school, clubs at lunchtime and concerts in the evenings mean we get a bit less time to mark. So do you want to save time on marking? Of course you do, and that’s where Focus on Sound is great.

Self-marking tests

Did you know that in Focus on Sound Pro you can create your own tests or use existing tests? Did you also know that you can make them completely self-marking? If you didn’t know this then you can thank me later, because this is going to save you lots of time.

There are various different types of tests that are provided within Focus on Sound Pro, but you are able to quickly create your own. You can watch the video to find out more. If you are looking for a quick test to start or end a lesson, then a self-marking test is what you need.

Try and try again

Another great feature is that students can attempt any test multiple times, which supports their learning. You as teacher can see their mark, but also how many times they have completed the test. This gives you a strong picture of their overall understanding, but also how hard they are prepared to work.

Watch the video on Focus on Sound Pro's Test Types

About James Manwaring

James is the Director of Music for the Windsor Learning Partnership Multi-academy Trust. He has held the post of Head of Music at The Windsor Boy's School for over 15 years. James is currently the President-Elect of the Music Teachers Association.