Critiquing or Grading Writing

It is helpful to understand the difference between critiquing student writing and grading student writing.  This link, Critiquing or Grading can help you create a rubric that achieves your goals. Students will appreciate knowing how they are being assessed, too.  So, I recommend clarifying the goals and allowing students to practice…

Student Congress Bill Instructions

Learning to listen critically and to respond responsibly to controversial issues are skills especially useful in a democratic socieity.  Student Congress provides a venue for students to practice both these skills.   This handout with Student Congress Bill Instructions is one you can adopt or adapt for use with your students.    …