A Point is NOT a Unit of Currency

A dollar has a fixed value. Points for assignments do not. On a 3 point assignment a single point has a lot more value than on a 100 point assignment. I think sometimes we are in the mindset of “taking off a point” when students miss something on the...

Using Google Forms Instead of Worksheets

As a follow up to my post on not posting PDF’s of worksheets for students to annotate, here are directions for providing students feedback via a Google Form. Create a Google Form Instead of asking students to annotate a PDF, type the short answer questions into...

Chrome Extension – Gradebook Split

The Chrome Extension Gradebook Split automatically places your students digital work on the left of your screen and opens up your gradebook on the right hand side of the screen. When grading student work that is digital, the challenge can be efficiently entering...