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Grades in Schools: 2 Reasons to Walk Away

Grades are the core of traditional American education. Many tasks that students, teachers, and administrators complete have something to do with earning, assigning, or monitoring grades. Report cards, progress reports, grade point averages, high school rankings, mandatory tutoring, parent conferences, and...
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Problem-Based Learning and Persuasion

I learned early on in my teaching career to let the kids have the “stage” and play my role as the backstage manager/learning facilitator. But, before that Eureka! moment, I would teach so intensely throughout the day (totally teacher-centered) that...
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