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Absolute Deadlines
We started a new grading policy this year. We give 80% for academic grades and 20% for productivity. Academic grades include those assignments that are tests, quizzes, and projects. Productivity grade...
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Business Letter Review
On the first day of school this year I held a funeral with my class. The children made a list of all the things they could not do...
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Changing Student Grades
I want to give back to society for the excellent education I received! Education is something that I have wanted to do since fourth grade! As a student, I have always hated changed grades on an assign...
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Checking Arithmetic
I'm always looking for ways to lighten the load of marking. For addition/subtraction, I have my students check their arithmetic by also doing the reverse operation. For example, 28 + 59 = 87, 87 - 59 ...
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Collection vs. Correction
Ms. Green issues two types of homework assignments: those she collects and those she corrects. Read about her easy grading system that not only helps her identify students’ weaknesses, but also encourages them to understand their mistakes.
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Color Coding Journals
Ms. Barry uses the colors of the rainbow to organize her students’ journals and to structure how she collects, responds to, and grades them.
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Color Coding Lesson Plans
I have found it helpful to color code my lesson plans which I prepare a week in advance. I use a yellow marker to highlight the unit, chapter and lesson headings as well as objectives and the core cur...
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Color Coding Your Answer Key
Have you ever started grading your answer key to a quiz or test? In my 20+ years of teaching, I certainly have. However, I've cured the problem by running my answer key on a sheet of colored paper tha...
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Dividing the Cheating Penalty
Cheating students who copy one another’s work deserve some form of credit, at least according to Ms. Rycar. Her equitable approach to grading rewards their work fairly and punishes their wrongdoings justly.
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Due in Two
Ms. Elliot has a nifty way of organizing and tracking her students’ work assignments. Her “Due in Two” routine sets clear expectations and firm consequences – and helps keep whole class running smoothly.
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