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the weight of weighted grading systems

At the beginning of the summer, I was reading a lot of Standards Based Grading blogs (like Jason Buell’s and Stephen Lazar’s here) because I just didn’t care for my grading policy.  816 more words


ILRI vacancy: Capacity Development/ Instructional Design Specialist (closing date: 30 September 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Capacity Development / Instructional Design Specialist to enhance ILRI’s contribution to the capacity development and learning aspects of several of its CGIAR Research Programs (CRP) and programs. 980 more words


Students and Teachers; Curriculum and Pedagogy


The curriculum and pedagogy section of assignment 2 is asking us to consider the teacher’s role in developing skills and knowledge to fulfill our role as a teacher. 148 more words


Hot Take on the New Bookstore

So, I’m a fan. I helped a couple of students work through the process during registration, and I liked what I saw.

I like the look of the interface, I like that students can use their financial aid vouchers and buy their books with a click or two. 484 more words


Reflections on Illich 10: The characteristics of schools

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

pp. 26-27  “… I shall define ‘school’ as the age-specific, teacher-related process requiring full-time attendance at an obligatory curriculum.” 347 more words

Ivan Illich

English 10 Syllabus Sample

Introduction: English 10 covers an array of topics necessary for students to advance to higher English courses and to succeed at the EOC SOL. During English 10, students will be exploring world literature, its forms, and its relevance to modern society. 684 more words


Innovation: Integrating Service Learning with Intention & Creativity

Save the Date for ECSL’s Fall Workshop!

Join fellow educators and stretch your thinking about service learning. Discover easily applicable new frameworks teachers are using to integrate the 5 stages of service learning into their curriculum.
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