This is an updated repost from February of 2008:
My teacher gave me a fender. She told me it was "important" to really look at the fender, which she called relative pronouns. Then she gave me two bumpers, front and back.
This is a repost from 2012. In my opinion, grading is one of the key areas we have to to rethink on the deepest level (because how kids are graded has a massive effect on how they behave and because in my opinion teachers never quite
A repost. I once asked Claire Walter to expand on something she had said about how curriculum, instruction and assessment should all go together as a unit. Like they are not three rings in a circus but all in one ring
Tim wr0te that he had to weigh his summative assessments at 50% and was asking for some suggestions on how to do that in a CI format. Here is my response:
Tim I am thinking that you have a perfect opportunity
Schools have put even the most loving of teachers in a position of being forced to assign grades and rank their students based on how quickly they are able to grasp concepts in their conscious minds - from “mastering” a
As we get closer to the TN conference, I wanted to announce to those not yet aware that Carol has given us our own session (Wed. - 3:30-4:30) to discuss, among PLC members who want to be there, the entire recent thread
Why did I include, in the preceding post, the part about Claire's 11 kids? Because how many more are there like that in ESL and WL classes around the country? A million is a low number.
And nobody is talking about