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- @JoyKirr @complikatyed @nataleestotz @Shamlet For the papers I'm doing today, feedback will go on the writing, and grades will go online. 6 hours ago
- @nataleestotz @Shamlet @JoyKirr Middle school is a little different from high school but yes, respond as reader at least as much as teacher. 7 hours ago
- @JoyKirr @nataleestotz If we give feedback on everything (esp neg), some students are overwhelmed and can't tell what is most important. 7 hours ago
- @JoyKirr I don't know that specific platform, but one of my writing feedback guidelines is Slay the Biggest Dragon First. 7 hours ago
- RT @ShawnMcCusker: Is anyone else frustrated by how often we see the word "grit" thrown about these days? #orisitjustme 7 hours ago
- I'm excited about this line-up of baseball books coming out in 2014 from @SummerGameBooks summergamebooks.com/?hide_mobile_v… 1 day ago
- RT @kellyjvreed: "#CCSS says we need to promote critical thinking unless it's about CCSS." -Thomas Newkirk #riwp14 1 day ago
- RT @literacydocent: "Reinvent PD by actually thinking abut WHO ur audience is not just content you are sharing. What do THEY need?" @MaineS… 1 day ago
- @SummerGameBooks Your "line-up"'looks great, and I'd love to review one of your upcoming titles. 2 days ago
- Today's class journal topic: Make a list of all you've learned this week, in school and out. #E405 #E307 2 days ago
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Monthly Archives: October 2011
I heard an NPR story yesterday about current usage of the word occupy and how its meaning has changed over time and in various contexts. The report said the American Dialect Society is considering occupy for its 2011 Word of … Continue reading
I’m glad I read Douglas Reeves’s Elements of Grading. Reeves has thought deeply about grading processes and engagingly articulates his ideas and attitudes in this brief book’s pages. Perhaps the most controversial aspect of Reeves’s thinking is the no-zero policy, … Continue reading
My friend Marjorie Zilen passed away last week at age 93. Marjorie was an artist and poet and much more to her family and friends. I first knew Marjorie as part of the Barrington Poets Consortium in the mid-1990s, the … Continue reading