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Algorithm vs God - who will you believe?

A-level results this year were a fiasco – and that’s putting it mildly. Instead of relying on the word of teachers, who see those young people 5 days a week for the majority of the year, the Government relied on an algorithm – something that has no personal connection with those youth and just sees them as data; something that couldn’t know their potential. 285 more words

Progress Reports/PowerSchool Freeze

Hello everyone,

Teachers have to submit grades for Progress Reports. I’ll be giving an No Grade to students that transferred late to my classes, and a letter grade for everyone else. 147 more words


Assumptions on Feedback to Students

(The following is a response to a “Teaching in College” prompt from Dr. Sonya Armstrong at Texas State University – course CI 7310. The prompt was “…let’s dig into some of your experiences and assumptions about evaluation and feedback of student work. 412 more words

Student Success


I’m committed to getting a the “oldest” assignment pending back to you within one week with helpful commentary. If for some reason you don’t find my commentary helpful or feel that I’ve missed something relevant in your homework, do reach back out to me and let me know, but also understand that I have the final say on all grades and reserve the right to pull rank and mandate grades.

Class Policies

The secrets to 4.0 GPA while still living life from an honors student

Dude I swear I’m not trying to kiss my own ass. But people ask me how I do it so here it is and with the school year coming up I thought I could help a few people out. 2,055 more words


Profile: Kristen Hill

Reason For Interview:

I am writing about the expectations of being a college recruiter, and what the reality of doing the job looks like. This topic is being discussed because I want to share how being a college recruiter is not as simple as it may seem and that it consists of doing more than just convincing high schoolers to pick their university. 585 more words