Step by step walk through of the Red Pen tool
Create your task
First off create your assessment task. Create your assessment objectives, drag and drop them into place and then choose a grading scheme.
Create your assignment
Now assign your students or groups of students to the task. Create their accounts by simply typing in their names and optionally their email addesses and then simply drag their names into the space provided.
Upload the work
Next upload your student work. Browse to the file and select as many as you wish or use our new drag and drop interface to simply drag your files into the tool. The work will automatically be converted into a format that can be shown through your browser.
Annotate the work
When you mark the work you can then create layered comments on top of the file, all within your browser. Create a short or long note using the easy to use interface.
Mark the work
To mark the student work use the assessment objectives window to simply drag and drop your assessment objectives onto the file to show precisely where the objective is evidenced!
Save Time and Money
Make marking easier, quicker and save on printing cost –
typically up to £5,000 for a secondary school!
Intuitive on-screen marking, annotation and assessment tool for teachers
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See our tutorial video which walks you through the Red Pen tool's functions.
A revolution in digital assessment
After listening to the frustration of teachers with traditional electronic assessment. TAG have invented a new way to combine the convenience and speed of red pen marking on paper, with the huge benefits of electronic tracking and assessment. We call it Red Pen!
View any file type using just your browser
The Red Pen Tool automatically converts your student work into a format that can be viewed by any web browser. You do not need to install the software in which the student work was created in order to view the file, the Red Pen Tool takes care of this for you!
Annotate and assess just like you are using a pen
The Red Pen Tool lets you layer annotations and marks on top of the work without actually affecting the original file. Using an easy to use interface you can drag and drop assessment objectives to demonstrate exactly where within the work the evidence is located!
Save Time and Money
Make marking easier, quicker and save on printing cost
– typically up to £5,000 for a secondary school!