Cooperative Catalyst

This is a cross post from Pondering Education.

I have worked with a lot of educators over the years. Each faculty and each school that I have visited they are different in so many ways. Now, this is not necessarily something to look down upon. However, there is one area that is consistently (wildly) inconsistent is every building that I visit – grading and assessment… the taboo topic in every schoolhouse.

I know… I went there.

Teachers don’t like to talk grading and assessment – ever. But, I do. In fact, grading and assessment is something that I am passionate about. Before you continue on, I must ask a question of you: do you assign busy work?

If so, shame, shame. If not, high five!

So here is the skinny on grading and assessment. I must first admit, it is something that we constantly have to work on in…

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