Thursday, October 18, 2018

Educational Links 10/19/18



To Prevent Loneliness, Start in the Classroom


Our Trusted Professional Development Advisers

9 DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES THAT YOU SHOULDN’T OVERLOOK


Five steps to rolling out a successful classroom device program


Using Rubrics as a Defense Against Grade Appeals


Do Learning Centers and Seatwork Improve Reading Achievement?



Helping Underrepresented Students Score Tomorrow’s Jobs


Rubrics provide the criteria for assessing students’ work. Giving students the rubric along with the assignment can clarify the instructor’s expectations. A rubric allows for much quicker, fairer, and more transparent grading. After an instructor grades 30 essays, fairness can become secondary to exhaustion. Following the rubric takes less time, and doing so allows grading the first essay to look exactly like grading the last essay. Students will be less likely to say, for example, “She got a 3 on this section, and I got a 2 for almost the same content.”

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