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Yellow Belt success!

Five Red Belts were put under pressure tonight but they all did really well and all achieved their yellow belts – congratulations to all!

They are (left to right) Allessio Alonzi, Naydan Sidhu, Thomas Wenlock, Jonas Bindewald and Thoralf Klein.


Extra Credit in the Blackboard Grade Center

At SHSU Online, “How can I add extra credit to my Grade Center?” is a question that is asked often by instructors who use the Blackboard grade book to present grades to their students.   437 more words


Nineteen #SOL18

My daughter is nineteen today and because we’re living in the future, and she’s on the other side of the country, I FaceTimed with her to wish her a happy birthday and watch her open her gift. 223 more words

Real Life

A common-sense argument for Standards-Based Grading (SBG)

I heard the strangest thing a few weeks ago, though I can’t remember if it was online or in a conversation in the teacher’s lounge. It was basically a defense of grades and support for the fact that there should be a “normal distribution” of grades in  1,244 more words

Back Foundation

An AC install was scheduled to occur in two weeks and the location selected for the outside condenser was not yet ready. That is, the condenser would be located adjacent to foundation walls that had not been waterproofed, and deferring the waterproofing to some time in the future would be complicated by the need to move the AC condenser. 761 more words


Five Voices on a Theme: Mastery Learning

Don’t mess with my grading practice!!!  Teachers are just a little touchy about how they assign grades.  Traditional practices are ingrained in classrooms immovable as the Pyramids at Giza.    457 more words

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