What were your favorite posts about grading this year? What did you learn? Will you be throwing out grades in 2015?
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December 29, 2014
December 26, 2014
How do you define learning? How does that definition color the way you teach? Consider your thoughts as you hear what other educators say on the topic.
December 19, 2014
Why ask kids to take a test when they can a make movie and masterfully show synthesis of many skills and content at once? AP Literature and Composition students tasked with showing their knowledge of satire create short movies to tie in technology skills, writing skills and reading skills. Peers provide feedback.
December 10, 2014
Students say the best things... we just have to make sure we're listening. What are your kids saying?
December 08, 2014
Extra credit has no place in a mastery classroom. We must shift the conversation once again to learning instead of points.
December 05, 2014
In the "no-grades" classroom, student conversations about learning are a must. Whether formal (like this) or informal (in class briefly), students must be getting focused feedback all the time.
December 01, 2014
How effective is the feedback you provide? Can you track the progress of students based on that feedback? Too often, all the responsibility is placed on the teacher and therefore meaningful progress doesn't happen. How can we empower students to become accountable for their own progress based on the feedback provided?