Well this week was definitely interesting. Quick summary = explosion, crying kids and nearly killing myself. Continue reading
So today was a very scatterbrained day…I was all over the place and very muchly forgetting things…I almost forgot to give my class their homework for the week! Although, they probably would really have liked that =P
I also had the lady who interviewed me, who is SUPER nice, come in and observe my lessons. Continue reading
So…here, we mark all math tests on a rubric. So each section has A, C and E requirements (the have letter grades, A, B, C, D, E, and F here). And you can get “method marks” which is pretty much like “good thinking but wrong answer” marks that can help you get the in between grades. So for example if you met all the E requirements, and showed your work which was “good thinking, wrong answer” for the C requirements, then you would get a D.
The interesting thing about it is that we take the LOWEST mark on the rubric. So if you got 5 As, and 1 E, then your final mark would be a D, as the As would “raise” your E mark, but since you didn’t meet all the C requirements, you couldn’t get a C.
It’s interesting, and I like the idea in some ways. Continue reading