Assessment FUNdamentals

I’m not sure any teacher out there would think of assessment as “fun,” but we all recognize it as a fundamental part of teaching and learning. If students don’t know how they’re doing, what they’re doing well and what they need to improve, then learning is pretty scatty and haphazard, perhaps not happening at all.…… Continue reading Assessment FUNdamentals

B- with Recognition for Effort: Examining Grading and Reporting Practices

It’s taken me a while to admit that I’ll never be the perfect teacher. It’s a ridiculous idea, but deep down, a perfectionist personality type will ALWAYS try. Our internal scale goes from “lousy” to “perfect”. Except it isn’t a scale; life is Pass/Fail. We don’t settle for anything less than perfection and will put…… Continue reading B- with Recognition for Effort: Examining Grading and Reporting Practices