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Practice Trumps Policy (Part 2 of 4): Using Parameters to Drive Grading Decisions & Increasing Teachers Grading Playing Field

November 15, 2017

Practice Trumps Policy (Part 2 of 4): Using Parameters to Drive Grading Decisions &
Increasing Teachers Grading Playing Field
There are many conversations being started or continuing […]

Practice Trumps Policy: (Part 1 of 4) Impeding Effective Formative Assessment

October 25, 2017

Effective Grading Lead by Realization That Practice Trumps Policy: Impeding Effective Formative Assessment Part 1 of 4
Many school & district leaders are putting a great […]

Practical Failure Prevention Strategy–MEAEC-IT-Happen!!

October 10, 2017

Part 1: Practical Failure Prevention Grading Strategy Example: MEAEC-It-Happen! Ensuring ALL Student Work IS Essential
As the new school year begins there are many possibilities for […]

Simple Strategy to Decrease Unnecessary Failure—Amnesty Days

September 11, 2017

Simple Strategy to Decrease Unnecessary Failure—Amnesty Days

 Have you ever had a traffic ticket, late credit card payment, or even an arrest record completely expunged and […]

Failure Prevention in Grading Actions — Using the SI2TE Model

August 20, 2017

A question I challenge secondary teachers and administrators with often:  What would you rather put more effort into-Preventing student failures or enduring them.  Many grading […]

Grading Change Must Include Teacher Voice

August 17, 2017

Effective Grading Practices for Secondary Teachers – Practical Strategies to Prevent Failure, Recover Credits, and Increase Standards-Based/Referenced Grading
There are few discussion topics in the education […]

Preventing Student Failure By MEAEC-it-Happen Part 2!

August 8, 2017

Part 2: Practical Failure Prevention Grading Strategy Example: MEAEC-It-Happen! Ensuring ALL Student Work IS Essential
In my first post on the topic of using MEAEC-It-Happen as […]