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Day 113 (and beyond): Doing It Again for the First Time

Day 113+more / 180: signing a new contract and thinking of next year(s)

I signed the contract for my new school and got a non-sub-ID! 187 more words


A New Grading System: The last one you’ll ever need (once you’re ready)

This grading system is the result of my experience combining common weighted grading categories (e.g. Homework, Unit Tests, Quizzes, etc.) with Standards Based Grading (SBG), and a Classroom Management (adaptation of Robert Patrick’s… 1,432 more words

Teaching With CI

Today's Events

Today at school we had a career fair.

We had dozens of companies come out and show us what their business has to offer. Broadcasting companies, Local News stations, and career placement and advisement companies. 124 more words

Current Events

Better feedback through structure?

When assessing, I do my absolute best to provide detailed remarks and comments on student papers. The problem I run into is doing this for… 696 more words


Making the Move to Standards-Based Grading

This spring, I’ve spent a lot of time analyzing how the year went and trying to identify my biggest frustrations. My goal isn’t to wallow in negativity; I’m much more interested in figuring out what I can do differently next year to reduce or eliminate those frustrations. 1,663 more words


Another Year Over


This school year has been a roller coaster.  I feel better about this year than others, but I don’t feel like it was my best year as an educator. 532 more words


Stay Alive 2

A piercing scream woke up Chandra from the light nap she was in. The screaming continued and the bus driver had to stop. A few rows ahead of her was a young and heavily pregnant lady. 831 more words