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What To Do When Students Turn In Incomplete Work

By Heather M. Stocker, TeachThought Intern It’s like looking at a photograph where only a small bit of the picture is discernible, but you can’t tell that what you’re actually looking at. This is what...The post What To Do When Students Turn In Incomplete Work appeared first on TeachThought.

No-Zero Policy: Students Don’t See Zeroes The Same Way Adults Do

By Heather M. Stocker, TeachThought Intern Many teachers see zeroes as punitive, but teaching 11th Grade English has taught me that the least motivational force on the planet is a zero. Though many teachers would...The post No-Zero Policy: Students Don’t See Zeroes The Same Way Adults Do appeared first on TeachThought.

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Rethinking "late" work

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After a busy but fun month of traveling here and there on vacation, it's back to school and back to the blog! We teachers have been at school this past week, and the kids come back Monday. Where did that summer go?
One goal I accomplished this summer was reading The Homework Myth by Alfie Kohn. While I do not share Kohn's apparent view that kids are generally angels who

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