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?
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December 01, 2014
November 28, 2014
How can one person adequately provide 30 someones with what they need in any 40 minute period?
November 24, 2014
Change is challenging regardless of what the change is. We should never change for the sake of it, so if it's worth the effort, then every possible energy must be given to making the shift happen as it is in the interest of students.
November 19, 2014
But what will students say about a class without a grades? Read on to see their reactions.
November 17, 2014
So you agree that giving up grades will improve student learning and now you're asking, "but how?" Keep reading to find out a few ways to start.
November 14, 2014
Are our current beliefs about daily homework in fact a myth? What is the point of homework in your classroom?
November 11, 2014
Grades don't serve anyone in our system except those who issue them. Once thought to communicate learning, we now understand that this was a mistake. So here is one alternative.
November 07, 2014
Becoming a part of professional organizations is another way to remain vital in the content areas we work in. If you aren't a part of your regional or national organization, why not check it out?
October 28, 2014
Let's teach students to assess themselves and put learning at the forefront instead of the often misleading grades they're accustomed to.
October 26, 2014
There are many wonderful and innovative things happening in education that never get the media coverage. This impropriety needs to change.