The 109th Carnival - Professional Development
The Science Goddess hosts the Carnival this week and it is as exciting as it always is! She does a fabulous job - just look at the comments section. Here's a glimpse:
The Grading group immediately started their banter. There appeared to be a great deal of interest in this topic.
“You know,” said DeHavilland, “maybe the issue isn’t grade inflation as much as it is the system. What would happen if teachers did the grading but there was an independent evaluator?”
Joanne jumped in next. “That might at least be one way to take steps. I’m trying to get some advice on how to help a kid who wants to learn, but whose teachers seem to only grade for effort, rather than academics.”