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The Earth Moves

We were clouded out in Mendoza, making two straight attempts at astronomy that have ended with clouds for me.  But I had a great time on the east side of the mountains.  1,064 more words

Some fun facts about grading.

It has been quite a while since I last wrote about grades. In that time, I have tried a bunch of things, received feedback from many (students, parents/guardians, staff), revised my practices, and also learned a few fun facts along the way. 535 more words


You wouldn't expect THIS on the last day of school!

THE “LASTS” have overwhelmed us! It was inevitable…time does roll on…Lesson 170 was a promise! It was all pretty exciting. We began a countdown. We checked things off the list. 173 more words


Grades: Do they measure learning?

via Daily Prompt: Measure

Having students who work hard and do well in school, I always bought into the premise that grades measure learning. With years of experience in education, and the advent of digital grading systems, where every little grade book entry can be seen 24/7, now I am not so sure. 578 more words


10 Reasons Why (I Think) Our Grading Day Was Canceled

It’s nearing the end of the quarter, and I’m freaking out. I have about 90 essays left to grade, put into one program that calculates their grade, and then transfer those grades to… 503 more words


On Rubrics and Assessment

Recently, a few members of the College Writing Committee met to discuss the rubrics we currently use for assessment in ENG 131, 132, and 135. Turns out, we’re all doing something different. 1,915 more words

Waiting on the Inspector

After four LONG weeks of grading, and making sure EVERYTHING was PERFECT we finally have an idea on how big our yard is going to be!! 245 more words