Update 4/16/2015: I emailed Rachel’s teacher and she decided to change her policy on late work and redone assignments. She is going to accept late work with a penalty and redone assignments within a reasonable time limit.
The following tweet (which I’ve archived as an image on Flickr using the free Chrome extension “Awesome Screenshot”) received a bigger response than anything I’ve shared in a long time. Our daughter had me sign this progress report after dinner tonight. Sadly I think these kinds of justifications are still common in many classrooms. I’m contacting her teacher to request that she consider changing her policy.
Laura Oakes’ screenshot, linked in her tweet, is well worth including and amplifying here as well. Hat tip to Rick Wormeli.
@wfryer This is a favorite of mine. pic.twitter.com/viMPpE5Jes
— Laura Oakes (@LauraOakes31) April 13, 2015
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On this day..
- Glimpsing the Future with Alec Ross - 2016
- In Oklahoma Education, We Have to Stop Pretending - 2015
- Photos from #mobile2012 in Phoenix, Arizona - 2012
- Education as a Superstructure by Graham Brown-Martin - 2012
- iGeography by Jenny Ashby (Workflows for Learning with iPads) - 2012
- Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads - 2012
- Collaboration in Hand with iPads by Tony Vincent - 2012
- Cognitive dissonance from the school internet filtering message - 2010
- Why I'm delaying a Netbook purchase till June - 2009
- Geo-StoryChasing and Gabcast call limits - 2009
Such great dialog going here. Did you share the conversation?