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The Matriculated Marker: On being both student and teacher

“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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Mental Health

8 Ways to Counter Summer Learning Loss in Kids with Learning Disabilities

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

Teaching Strategies

A not that much going on post is better than a not at all post, right? Right?

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

Real Life

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.

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2018 Preakness Runners Ratings

The 2018 Preakness is upon us and my entire column for the whole days picks at Pimlico is out! Check it out by going back a page or to the “Picks” tab. 105 more words

Stakes Race Runners Grading System

Recently I’ve been thinking of new things to try other than the usual picks and reasons why. I came up with this, a grading system for horses running in big stakes races and giving them a rating out of 5. 183 more words