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The Purpose of Grades is to Bribe and Threaten

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  Here’s your homework assignment. Ask a dozen teachers, what is the purpose behind grading students? I don’t know for sure what they’ll tell you, but whatever they say it will likely fall into one of three categories. The first … Continue reading

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Operation Iraqi Freedom & The Grading Policy

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I write about education and what I think that should mean or be, both criticisms and hopes, and stories about the kids in the public school that I work. This post is about Iraq and 2004, and something innocuous I … Continue reading

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