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Google Drive: A Workflow For Turning In Work by Karin Hogen

Karen Hogen (@KarinHogen) generously has shared her workflow for turning in student work. Edit the Document Title When students create a document in Google Drive they put the word “UNGRADED” at the end of the document title when they are ready to submit the assignment. Search The teacher can then type the word “UNGRADED” into […]

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Google Classroom: Grading with Zero or One

Google Classroom allows you organize and assign work to students. Classroom works as a digital dropbox to allow students to submit their digital work to the teacher. Classroom is Not a Gradebook There are limited available point values in Google Classroom. While this may seem to be an issue since your assignments are not always 1, […]

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Is it Ethical to Give Percentages on Assignments?

I am passionate about not calling kids failures. As a math teacher I saw many students coming into my class already believing they were not going to be successful. A low score on an assignment or test reinforced to them that they were not smart. When you give a 3 question quiz the score options […]

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Graduated Point Systems and Leveling

Why do students not do the reading assignment (or any assignment)? Well, a variety of reasons. Assignment is not interesting to them. Assignment is not relevant to them. Assignment is too challenging. Directions are difficult to follow. Feeling that they will not be successful so they give up before they start. Lack of a sense […]

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Grading with a Rubric

On occasion I have observed some rubrics being utilized to create numerical grades that do not correspond to the rubric scale. For example on a 3 point rubric scale 3 = excellent 2 = average 1 = poor A score of 2 being average but a 2/3 = 66% is not an average score. Since I like […]

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Collaborating with Students

  One of the advantages to having students do their work in Google docs is the “Email Collaborators” option under the file menu. If students share their documents with you then when you go to grade their documents you are able to “Email collaborators” and give the student feedback.  They know you graded the document, […]

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