Tag Archives: homework
Simplest Inquiry Strategy Ever (Discovered Completely by Accident)
I presented the Distributive Property today in my usual fashion (pun intended). First, I tell students that they already know today’s lesson, and that they’re going to prove to me that they already know how it works. Then I present … Continue reading
Teachers Pay Teachers: Kids Benefit Most!
I was thrilled to see this news report out of Clearfield, Pennsylvania on wjactv.com. The emphasis on quality materials and student engagement makes my heart sing. I’ve been sharing resources on TpT since 2010, and it’s been an exciting experience … Continue reading
Nearpod (Free) Downloads – New Homework Feature Too!
Thanks to my Twitter-bud @RafranzDavis, I just realized Nearpod published another of my Nearpod presentations on their “store”! And… thanks to the Nearpod Authors program, there’s a growing library of classroom-ready Nearpod presentations on lots of topics, free for the … Continue reading
MS Sunday Funday – Grading (or not grading) Homework…? That is the question!
Up to this point in my career, I haven’t really questioned my procedures for grading homework. This year, our staff has been challenged to think about assessment in terms of learning… are we assessing student learning, or student behaviors? I … Continue reading
What is your “philosophy of homework”?
During a PLC meeting today, our math department was asked to think about our current grading policy, and give feedback regarding its success as well as changes we thought might improve things for next year. This discussion had us asking … Continue reading