Monthly Archives: October 2012

Using Criteria Lists as a Marking Tool

I was asked for my preferred strategy when it comes to “marking” (although I prefer the term assessing) and I started talking about criteria lists.  This is mostly due to the fact that I’ve really moved my teaching into the … Continue reading

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0s on a 100 Point Scale

This is a very interesting video where Rick Wormeli, author of “Fair Isn’t Always Equal” talks about his views on what it really means to give a 0 if you use a 100 point scale. It adds an interesting dimension … Continue reading

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You Teach Your Way……

I watched a series of Tweets between multiple educators at various points in the last week on teaching practice.  One conversation was about using tests in the classroom, another was closely related on the issue of getting rid of standardized … Continue reading

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