Tag Archives: homework

What should we flip?

My last post had some criticism of the flipped classroom.  David Cox, Frank Noschese and I were discussing the nuances on twitter and each had an important insight.  David noted that the better flip described in my example lesson is … Continue reading

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Grading – shift toward understanding

I tried a new approach to grading this year.  In an ideal environment, grading would look very different from traditional school, or not exist at all.  However, the pragmatist I am, I thought about how I might work within the … Continue reading

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Grading homework-a waste of time?

(Hear author read this post) My school has recently engaged in discussions regarding homework.  We are reading articles, forming committees, and sharing ideas.  We are discussing what role homework should play in our school, in student learning, and in our … Continue reading

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