"Frankly, I see this effort as a way to artificially inflate grades and show little to nothing about student learning. It does become a numbers game when students realize that nothing really urges them to learn the material in the first place. If…"
"Lately, I've turned more "little things" over to the students. If I sent a progress report home to be signed, I would note in the grade book those students who returned it, but I would not grade it. Grading that kind of activity…"
"Using index cards with student info. on them, I ask review questions about the day's material and call on students to answer as I draw their card. I also end the review with a question of two that the class can answer collectively."
"In English, Art Foundations and Social Studies the incorporation of Quia has greatly aided in an GPS style feedback for the students. The Quia activities are less than a normal quiz and sometimes are graded sometimes not in an effort to keep the…"
"Assessment is often a means of getting to a grade. Sometimes a session of step-by-step feedback will get students to the grade that accurately reflects their learning. Assessment can be discussion, spot-checks, etc."
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