Monthly Archives: January 2017

Making space

My major New Year’s resolution is to teach less. And no, not because grading is interfering with my precious sleep. It’s like this. When I first started as a young teacher, I led long, unstructured discussions of readings. We had … Continue reading

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My Standards-Based Grading Experiment

I try to pick one central thing to think about every year, outside the day-to-day questions of what the reading is going to be or what we’re doing in class next Thursday. This year, I’ve been thinking a lot about … Continue reading

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