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

Posted in Critical Thinking, Grading | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Comments