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Nov 24, 2015

When Grading Harms Student Learning
Instead of issuing zeros, penalizing late work, and grading formative assessments, teachers should make the classroom a place of hope instead of fear.

Is grading causing more harm than good? This article talks about how penalities to grading, such as zeros and points off for late work, do not deliver the desired results - students caring about their work. What is your opinion?

A Mother Hangs Her Hopes On A New High School/span>
No school can succeed without the support of the families who send their children there.

A mother of a high school freshman places her hope for her son's future in a new charter high school. Educators have strong emotions tied to charter schools. Take a look at the issue from the perspective of a parent looking for the best possible education for her son.

10 Strategies to Make Learning Feel More Like a Game
Game-based learning is different from gamification.

Everyone loves games, and gamification has become a heralded buzz-word in education. The author of this articles sees game-based learning as something different, and provides strategies to make learning more game-like. See if you can bring any of these strategies to your classroom.

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