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Grading Your Comic Books

Knowing the condition of your comic book will help in knowing the value of it. Grading your comic allows you to describe the condition that it is in, and there is a universal scale which is used. 22 more words

Homework Collection Evolution

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… Teachers HATE grading homework!! This post discusses the ways in which I have modified my homework collection practices (and a few teaching/grading practices). 1,820 more words


Out of Proportion

Over the years I tried different marking schemes and procedures. Nearing the end of my career I think I finally settled upon a system that made sense – to me anyway. 186 more words


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Keeping Your Feedback On Par

This was published a few years ago in AMLE Magazine. Next week I will be sharing work on getting started with standards based grading with a large group of administrators, so I thought it was timely to post this again. 1,100 more words

Snow Day Checklist

Today was the first snow day of the school year. And oh goodness was the weather a doozy. Here in my little corner of the world we’ve gotten at least a foot of snow which is quite the amount for those of us on the shore. 121 more words


Foundation or Higher? Key considerations for choosing tiers

The first exams for the new Maths GCSE are approaching and with them comes the big decision of which tier to enter your students into – Higher or Foundation? 597 more words

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