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Grading Tsai Ing-wen's first 100 days in office

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

President Tsai Ing-wen today marks her first 100 days in office as Taiwan’s first female leader. She won the January presidential election handsomely with 56 per cent of the popular vote on the back of strong expectations from the people and took office on May 20. 1,104 more words

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In a session of Bingers (Not-So-) Anonymous: [note: all names other than Noah are fictitious, and since I have never been to a support group before, this transcript is my impression of how it might go. 403 more words


2nd Dan Success

Following his grading on Monday, Chris presented Graham with his 2nd Dan Certificate at tonight’s training session…


GRADES - are they important?

Yes, I’m fully aware that this has been debated time and time again; though in light of the release of GCSE grades across the UK today, I wanted to give my perspective as to why I believe grades are so important, but are not the be all and end all. 296 more words


Problem-solving rubrics and respecting student expertise

Just finished reading Nelson’s “Student diversity requires different approaches to college teaching, even in math and science” (doi: 10.1177/0002764296040002007 ). I went there looking for more information on an idea he mentions in “Dysfunctional illusions of rigor,” about teaching students how to do unfamiliar assignment types. 731 more words

Intro Mechanics

You Cannot Prepare For Your Nemesis

How do you train for an unbeatable opponent?

How do you plan for the unknown?

How do you prepare for a battle that you simply cannot win? 593 more words


Canvas Production Release: August 27, 2016

Canvas operates on a three-week release cycle through which features are added or updated. Courseware Support posts highlights from Canvas’s production release notes, a link to these notes, and other relevant content to the Canvas at Penn blog a few days before the production release, which usually occurs on Saturdays. 407 more words

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