The Grading Don'ts That Saved My Classroom
Tyler was determined to "get" algebraic equations. He was the first to hustle to the kidney table for small-group math review. He sacrificed recesses to practice. He even came to school early to study before the test.
It was heart-wrenching when I had to pass him back a C and not the B that I knew Tyler had been longing for. His reaction stopped me dead in my grading-paradigm tracks.
"Mrs. Larson, are the problems from this test going to be in our math centers...
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