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Friday, November 15 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Healthy Grading

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What is all this talk about “fair” grading? Teachers all around the world battle it out on Twitter, Facebook, blog posts, and even with parents - Let’s teach responsibility! I want to hold my students accountable! Let’s get rid of the five-paragraph essay! No more grades at all! But what is behind all of that discussion? And how can you apply solid ideas to your current situation? Key ideas about grading will be discussed by participants in this hands-on session. With the presenter as a guide, we’ll decide if certain “status quo” ideas are necessary in a classroom, nice to have, or if they should be taken out of the equation completely.

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Joy Kirr

7th grade ELA Teacher, Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
Joy was first a special education teacher of deaf & hard-of-hearing students, and next became a reading specialist and National Board Certified. Now in her 25th year of teaching, she learns alongside 7th graders. Joy is passionate about students owning their own learning, doesn’t... Read More →

Friday November 15, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am CST
Plaza F