How do we not give zeros? Voicethread response.
Using voice thread to respond to questions about grading practices.
Student Poetry 2: ‘Center’ by Kait
We’re reading Impulse by Ellen Hopkins, a novel written in free verse about 3 teenagers at a psychiatric hospital for trying to commit suicide. I asked my students to write some of their own poetry, as if they were there with them. Here is one that Kait recently sent me. She has agreed to let […]
If I am only for myself, what am I?
The attacks near the United Nations school really got to me. It is hard to write about what is going on in Israel and in Gaza. There is an assumption that because I am Jewish I am automatically pro-Israel in any situation. There is some guilt involved in speaking against Israel. But why is it […]
60 years of Human Rights Declaration, eh?
Are we truly committed to its ideals?
The Curious Case of Ped Days in Quebec
Quebec teachers have it made. We have 20 pedagogical (PED) days throughout the school year.
Learning from my students as I rise
And I learn that it is not my job to make you feel complete.
Why I don’t do zeros.
Listen to these ideas. (Go here to see a mindmap of this podcast and links to resources I refer to in it or just keep reading normally. Whatever turns your crank.) [haiku url=”http://www.tracyrosen.com/leadingfromtheheart.org/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/assessmentAug9.mp3″ title=”Why I don’t do zeros”] Image: from Not So Good by zephyrbunny, found on flickr and made available through a creative […]
…a new dawn, a new morning, a new chance… (podcast included)
Listen to this post[haiku url= “http://www.tracyrosen.com/leadingfromtheheart.org/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/NewDawnAug7.mp3” title= “a new dawn, a new morning, a new chance”] **today’s post houses my first podcast. Read here for notes on the process.** mindmap for today’s post, made with labyrinth mind-mapping software Resources to help me prepare for the new year: The LouisGuy’s Math Website (Holy moly is this […]