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Ever Wanted To See The Patent for the BGS Holder?

If you’ve ever wondered what makes up the slab that is the Beckett Grading Services you are in for a treat today!  Below is an excerpt from and a link to the patent for the BGS slab.   169 more words



It may be that you’ve not thought carefully about what message your grading conveys to students beyond “this is what you did or did not do correctly.” One can use grades for a variety of purposes. 778 more words

Teaching Tips

Flared denim skirt - McCall's 5431

So I’ve managed to sew a wearable skirt! It’s a bit of a win, it’s been so long since I had a success. The pattern is… 236 more words

Sewing For Women

Triple B Roundtable - Card Grading

This is our first “Triple B Roundtable,” where we chat with folks in the hobby and get their opinions on, well, whatever we choose.  This time… 2,380 more words

Bean's Banter

The "So What?" Factor

Today I’m grading, so I thought I’d talk about academic writing. One thing academic writing has in common with fiction writing is that once you get to a certain level of experience with it, you start to develop a more intuitive sense of what is good writing (clear, concise, specific) versus not-so-good writing (jumpy, meandering, general). 823 more words


'It has turned into a beautiful essay....'

Sitting in the library with her ear buds in doing research that makes her heart smile. She is finally able to study something she loves, something she is interested in. 408 more words