Expanding the SBG Tracking Gradebook

I mentioned Evan Weingberg's standards-based tracking system in a short snippet a couple weeks back. I want to expand on that thought a little bit. Essentially, he uses a Google Sheet to aggregate quiz performance to make sure standards are actually learned over time. This has been incredibly valuable to me because I felt thatRead More

Argument in 140 – Part 2

I updated the original post, but I thought it would be worth having a brand new item for reference. As I said earlier, the @StopSBG account has been unsuspended, and they are now tweeting again. I haven't been paying much attention to the ongoing conversation so I can do other things, like eat and sleep.Read More

Arguments In 140

Update 8:00 AM Jan 7, 2013 - The @StopSBG account is now active again. Change is reflected below. Over the past 10 days, Twitter saw one of the most epic, twisting, and riveting arguments ever. It started with someone called @StopSBG (account is now suspended, so no link) and Frank Noschese. Presumably, the account wasRead More

Reflecting for Learning

Ramsey Musallam has great ideas about using Google Forms to assess a student's understanding of a video after they watched it. I immediately began using his forms as a model to assess whether or not my students grasped the concept. It worked great, and I got a lot of valuable data in the process. LastRead More