Ungrading: Prototype III (Envisioned Large Lecture Implementation in General Chemistry I)

Jesse captured the reason to #ungrade best when he wrote this tweet recently: • Grades are not good incentive or effective feedback • Grades are not good markers of learning • Grades encourage competitiveness over collaboration • Grades pit students and teachers against each other • Grades are mechanisms of institutional control • Grades aren’t … Continue reading Ungrading: Prototype III (Envisioned Large Lecture Implementation in General Chemistry I)

Conference Representation for Full-Time Teachers

So, recently I wrote a set of tweets in a response to my friend Sherri Spelic’s call for representation of teachers in Keynotes and Plenaries. I have gotten the sense that I need to unpack these replies further, so here goes. Here's Sherri's original tweet (which says speakers but then clarifies in a second tweet … Continue reading Conference Representation for Full-Time Teachers