12 Gradeless Models

In 2019 I interviewed 28 Ontario secondary school educators who are moving away from marks. They all grounded their assessment practices in clear communication of learning expectations in the form of task lists, curriculum expectations, or overarching learning goals. They communicated achievement of these expectations through the use of hidden mark, traditional four-point rubrics, single-point … Continue reading 12 Gradeless Models

Response to #IMMOOC Day #1

I'm writing as I listen to George Couros (@gcouros), Dave Burgess (@burgessdave), and Katie Martin (@KatieMTLC), in discussion on day one of the Innovator's Mindset MOOC:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYzHeWH7Hzk. I say listening, because the video is adding nothing to the process, unlike Ted Talks as podcasts, where they remind you that the talks "contain powerful visuals".  (However, I … Continue reading Response to #IMMOOC Day #1