Category Archive: evaluation

So, How DO You Measure Writing?

We’ve all sorts of standardized writing tests and all sorts of grading rubrics.  Also, classroom teachers grade their assignments in myriad ways, further complicating any survey of what it means to grade a… Continue reading

Here We Go Again!

What’s this fascination we’ve got with teachers? Why do we concentrate on them so much, when we talk about education, and on rating them, and so little on learning? There’s an article in… Continue reading

“Discussion” in a Faculty Office

Fiction? Yes. But…. Full Professor Irma Fayles has been teaching at the inner-city institution since its days as a community college a quarter of a century ago. Never having published a book, let… Continue reading