Monthly Archives: June 2015

Assessment 3.0 by Mark Barnes

Using grades to rank and compare, to reward and punish, to motivate or otherwise control student behavior is so engrained in our practice that it’s difficult to imagine teaching any other way. Returning student work with no grade on the … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Reading is Easy

School is out and it’s time to get serious about reading. Most teachers do some professional reading during the school year, but we seldom have an opportunity to read a book with a colleague and then discuss it. We’re all just too busy to … Continue reading

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