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Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's video
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Rick Wormeli: Standards-Based Grading

"Good video! I really liked his analogies. Too often teachers take it personally when students don't complete work and giving a zero makes them feel better. When in reality, not completing the work had little or nothing to do with the teacher…"
May 13, 2013
Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's blog post Would this work? (A question for Math teachers)
"In theory it sounds great but in reality probably not so much.  First, not everything can be taught in steps in math - a lot of things in Geometry come to my mind.  Many times the overall concept needs to be taught - kids may need to see…"
Feb 25, 2013
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"Happy Birthday!"
Mar 17, 2011
Beth Swain and Lee Hodges are now friends
Apr 1, 2010
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Mar 18, 2010
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"Happy Birthday!"
Mar 17, 2010
Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's blog post Assessment FOR Learning on the Football Field
"Loved the make-believe coaches quote! how many times have we heard teachers say the exact same thing! Really make you think :)"
Feb 24, 2010
Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's blog post Assessment FOR Learning - Philosophy v. Procedures
"nicely said - glad you had the time ! :)"
Dec 10, 2009
Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's blog post Assessment FOR Learning - Practical ideas for more frequent assessment to enhance learning
"The Do Now idea is one I use frequently to let me know how the student are progressing with topics - the majority of the time I do not grade them. It often shows misconceptions the students have and give us a starting place for discussion. The…"
Nov 2, 2009
Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's blog post An AFL review strategy that can be used by any teacher in any content area
"At ALMS and SHS, the math departments have smartpals - like a whiteboard but you can put templates in the sleeve for students to work with - grids, number lines, venn diagrams, etc. Just like Paola, teachers can instantly see who understands, who…"
Oct 23, 2009
Beth Swain commented on Scott Habeeb's blog post 3 Perspectives on an AFL example - Administrator, Parent, Student
"What a great idea!"
Oct 6, 2009
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Sep 15, 2009
Scott Habeeb left a comment for Beth Swain
"Thanks for the article suggestion. It's on the main page."
Aug 25, 2009
Beth Swain replied to Scott Habeeb's discussion Misconceptions of AFL
"About half way through last year I gave my classes a warm-up to do at the beginning of class. I took it up and check it while they were checking homework in groups. I instantly found out that many weren't thinking through everything we were…"
Aug 25, 2009
Beth Swain replied to Scott Habeeb's discussion Introductions
"I am the mathematics coordinating teacher for Salem City Schools and I teach 3 math classes (algebra and geometry) at our middle school. I work with the K-12 teachers in our system who teach math. When we first starting looking at and learning about…"
Aug 25, 2009
Beth Swain and Kevin Simms are now friends
Aug 20, 2009

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At 3:08pm on March 17, 2011, Scott Habeeb said…
Happy Birthday!
At 8:55pm on March 17, 2010, Scott Habeeb said…
Happy Birthday!
At 4:05pm on August 25, 2009, Scott Habeeb said…
Thanks for the article suggestion. It's on the main page.
At 9:09am on August 19, 2009, Scott Habeeb said…
Welcome to Assessment FOR Learning. Thanks for joining!

Please take a moment to introduce yourself on the Introductions Forum.

Feel free to add any ideas, blog posts, forum discussions, or videos that you think would be helpful to people as they are considering AFL in their classroom/schools.

If you have ideas for content that should be added, feel free to let me know.

Thanks again!
 
 
 

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