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Sparring, drowning and camaraderie.

Another week another event and this time I just had no interest. I kind of wanted to relax from MMA for a few days. Which makes coming up with something on deadline day, a bit more difficult. 771 more words

From The Desk Of Neil

First Quarter with PBL

We just finished our first quarter with school-wide proficiency-based learning (PBL). Our most recent survey indicated that the majority of the staff believe in the principles of PBL, but nearly half the staff are struggling (and/or are frustrated) with our implementation. 747 more words


Knowledge Audits

How can I know what my kids know?

I’ve been asking myself that question for a long time. In my Regents-obsessed school, I’m forced to ensure my students can perform well on end-of-year state exams. 443 more words


Why Don't Report Cards Look Like Social Media?

Imagine it for a second.  What if report cards looked like Twitter?  Or Facebook?  Or Instagram?

I’ve heard a few people toss this idea around recently.   356 more words

Internalizing feedback without seeing it

I’ve found that students all too often overlook, or simply ignore, the feedback I give them on assessments. For whatever reason they just don’t use it. 465 more words


What I did when my grading load became completely unmanageable (because of course it did)

So, uh, then this happened, about 6 or 7 weeks into the semester:

.@RobertTalbert Using SBG in my calc classes this term, mostly liking it.

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