Thursday, June 14, 2012

assessment and no zeros

Following an Edmonton teacher's suspension for "ignoring his principal’s repeated directions to follow the school’s no-zero grading practice", there has been a lot of discussion about assessment. I just wanted to link here to a couple of blogs that I think best express opinions from educators who are using assessment properly.

Zero-Knowledge Proofs by John Scammell
for the love of learning by Joe Bower
Teaching on Purpose by Cherra-Lynn Olthof

For the most part I agree with them, so it's easier to link to them than to re-invent the wheel.

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