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Sign Along the Dotted Line: Grading Contracts in the Classroom

Grading is tricky and as much as I would love to throw away all numerical and letter grades in my classroom, it is not a reality in the school where I currently teach. 575 more words

From schoolboy rugby star to MMA contender: The rapid evolution of Irish star Cathal Pendred

Next month will see undefeated welterweight fighter Gunnar Nelson fight brawler Rick Story in his first outing since his impressive Dublin win against Zak Cummings. 994 more words


Side Mount Posture

I was asked to film a number of instructional videos by the Warrior Collective. They should help those wanting to learn more about BJJ or considering coming to train at SBG Bury a flavour of the coaching approach. 29 more words


Getting started with Standards Based Grading

Student language unit syllabus. Vocabulary & I can statements. done.

Learning targets in grade book. Done.

3 assignments & 1st quiz- in the grade book. 158 more words


Birthday Picnic @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

Started off my August with a very wonderful, pretty Birthday celebration! :D I am eating grapes while typing this back-dated post! Haha

Us and the birthday girl behind the scenes… 109 more words


What if they don't do it?

I’m still refining yesterday’s idea¬†of having one day a week for assessment/review/integration in my General Physics II course. As often happens, I’m narrowing in on an idea/approach that I think could really help students learn, but there’s always the fear that they won’t do what’s necessary to get enough out of it. 715 more words


Assessment Fridays

Long-time readers of my blog know that August and January often feature posts with crazy syllabus brainstorms. This is one of those.

I’m teaching calc-based General Physics 2 this fall (yes, gen phys 2 in the fall, deal with it) for the first time in four years. 613 more words