Creating an Assessment Plan: Gradeless Principles in a Traditional Grading System

Traditional grading practices have bothered me for a long time as a writing and reading teacher. I hated how much students worried about them, focusing on the grade more than the work itself, and I hated how they got in the way of the kind of relationships I wanted to build with the readers and… Read More Creating an Assessment Plan: Gradeless Principles in a Traditional Grading System

A Story about the Importance of Real Choice in Reading Class

I wasn’t planning on writing this post. As I prepared to start my new blog, which I haven’t even finished formatting yet, I had a couple topics in mind for my first post, and I was planning on waiting until next week to write one. However, after seeing this [edit: This Tweet was apparently deleted] on… Read More A Story about the Importance of Real Choice in Reading Class