Friday, February 27, 2015

FYI #10: March Madness- Check for Understanding- A GREAT writing assignment

This week in the Academic FYI:

A thought provoking tweet on assessment, a great March Madness in the Classroom activity, 53 Ways to Check for Understanding Chart, and a must-do writing assignment I just learned in a PD workshop called Make-It-Worse/Make-It-Better

As always your feedback on these educational pieces is appreciated. Enjoy! 

Here is an interesting take on averaging grades. Provided you weigh all those Units tests equally it is interesting to see how consistent performers can potentially be averaged the same as students who are really up and down... Maybe it should say "This is why it's wrong to ONLY average grades"?

This is why it's wrong to average grades: via

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