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“Here, in college… you were supposed to imitate the teacher in such a way as to convince the teacher you were not imitating, but taking the essence of the instruction and going ahead with it on your own.
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By Andrew Hawk
Summer learning loss is a frustrating occurrence for students with learning disabilities and their parents and teachers. After teachers and parents have spent nine months working to help students catch up to same-age peers, seeing students’ academic gains decimated by the muggy months of summer can be heartbreaking for all involved. 1,027 more words
So in an effort to get back on track, I am getting back on track. This is another way of saying that I could either grade or write this post, and, well, you see what’s happening. 477 more words
Q & A: As a teacher, if you know a student is doing their best and that a grade less than an "A" will result in a beating, will you give them the mark because they did the best they could?
Maybe. But I doubt it. I’d do something else instead.
When I was going through my student teaching phase I had a student who did very well. 138 more words
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My experiences with first-year and upper-level writing instruction have further confirmed that if you are grading, you may not be teaching.
Specifically, teaching citation and scholarly writing has revealed a problem that directly exposes why grading often works against our instructional goals.