Monthly Archives: November 2010

The True Meaning of Grades

“What do grades actually mean?” I wonder what the answer would be if we were to pose this question to other faculty here and elsewhere… Are grades snapshots of work? Are they benchmarks that relate to content mastery and understanding? … Continue reading

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What’s the Magic Number?

Students in my Government classes have recently completed work on long-term, collaborative projects. Initially, I assigned the teams – after asking students for input about which of their classmates they preferred to work with (and which they’d rather avoid). I … Continue reading

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