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A Detailed List of 9 Self Assessment Questions for a Growth Mindset. We recently came across this infographic by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. that beautifully sums up the process of self assessment and the 21st Century Fluencies.

A Detailed List of 9 Self Assessment Questions for a Growth Mindset

In a word, it’s all about evaluation. It couples so well with great formative assessment tools that we wanted to highlight it here and expand a little on each point. As we consider each question, obviously the best answer is “Yes.” But if it’s “No,” we want to understand why. 1. Was it a lack of energy? Taking care of oneself is crucial to a well-functioning brain. Were you stuck? Was it information that you didn’t have in order to get unstuck? 2. Lack of vision? You have to know where you want to go and how far you want to reach. Lack of worthy examples? What similar great works inspire you? Did you begin the work with, “Oh, this is going to be impossible!”

The attitude and self-fulfilling language that you begin with is so important. What motivates you? 3. Perceived there was not enough time? Lack of efficiency? 4. Prioritize. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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HOW TO STUDY. William J.

HOW TO STUDY

Rapaport Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Philosophy, and Center for Cognitive ScienceState University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY14260-2000 If you are reading a printed version of this, you might be interested in the Web version, at which has numerous links to other helpful Web sites (indicated in some printed versions by underlined phrases).

HOW I GRADE. Fundamental Assumption: Any item to be graded can best be graded on a 4-point scale: 0 = assignment not done 1 = assignment done, but clearly incorrect 2 = assignment done, but only partially correct 3 = assignment done, and clearly correct Presumably, 0s, 1s, and 3s are clearly identifiable; anything not clearly identifiable is a 2.

HOW I GRADE

For multiple-part items, each part can be graded on this scale, so, e.g., a programming project that requires a problem definition, a top-down design, documented code, and annotated output might be graded as follows: Or, e.g., a HW assignment with 10 problems could have each problem graded on the 0 1 2 3 scale, for a total of 30 points. Or, e.g., a HW assignment one of whose problems has 2 parts: Each part could be graded on the 0 1 2 3 scale. Undergraduate Grading Scheme: For example, to take the 42-point programming project above, I would use the following letter-grade equivalents (T = 42): Graduate Grading Scheme: Where n = T/3:

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Why Public Schools Don't Teach Critical Thinking

Don’t accept as true what you’re about to read. Some of it is fact; some of it is opinion disguised as fact; and the rest is liberal, conservative, or mainstream propaganda. 5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies For Teachers. Formative assessment strategies in the classroom provide both teachers and students with invaluable information about what students understand, and what they don’t.

5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies For Teachers

These ungraded assessments are valuable guides for students to help them enhance their performance. They also help teachers determine if further instruction is necessary. When formative assessments are used consistently, and effectively, neither teachers nor students are surprised by their final grades. Some formative assessments can take just a few minutes, while others require longer periods of time. RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. Google Scholar Citations. Library Juice Academy Courses. An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie.

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Trump Days. He Appears Trump is wearing the red baseball cap, or not.

Trump Days

From this distance, he is strangely handsome, well proportioned, puts you in mind of a sea captain: Alan Hale from “Gilligan’s Island,” say, had Hale been slimmer, richer, more self-confident. We are afforded a side view of a head of silver-yellow hair and a hawklike orange-red face, the cheeks of which, if stared at steadily enough, will seem, through some optical illusion, to glow orange-redder at moments when the crowd is especially pleased.

If you’ve ever, watching “The Apprentice,” entertained fantasies of how you might fare in the boardroom (the Donald, recognizing your excellent qualities with his professional businessman’s acumen, does not fire you but, on the contrary, pulls you aside to assign you some important non-TV, real-world mission), you may, for a brief, embarrassing instant, as he scans the crowd, expect him to recognize you. The speeches themselves are nearly all empty assertion. Claiming an Education: Adrienne Rich’s Spectacular 1977 Commencement Address. In September of 1977, months before the publication of her exquisite Dream of a Common Language and exactly two decades before becoming the first and so far only person to refuse the prestigious National Medal of Arts in an act of remarkable political courage, Adrienne Rich stood before the graduating women at Douglass College and delivered one of the greatest commencement addresses of all time.

Claiming an Education: Adrienne Rich’s Spectacular 1977 Commencement Address

The speech, titled “Claiming an Education,” was eventually reprinted in On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose 1966–1978 (public library) — the same magnificent compendium of Rich’s writing that also gave us her timelessly beautiful exploration of how relationships refine our truths. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: First Faculty Meeting of the Year Bingo. BioexamWrapper. Love Is a Fallacy. PinkerBooklet. College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one. Members of the campus community walk past Duke University Chapel.

College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one.

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