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Gradeless Classrooms: Education’s Newest Trend
posted by: Melissa | August 22, 2018, 08:53 am   

Have you heard about “going gradeless?” The desire to upend the traditional A-F and percentage point grading system has been mounting for several years. Now, there’s a new trend in this movement to eliminate grades altogether.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for August 17th
posted by: Melissa | August 17, 2018, 02:13 pm   

Each week, NWPE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, safety’s all the rage, no more Mondays for one district, and an Oklahoma district closes.

 
Reclaiming a Sense of Joy
posted by: Melissa | August 16, 2018, 03:03 pm   

This blog was originally published on Edutopia.org on August 10, 2018 by Shane Safir.


It’s the end of the school year and I’m sitting with a young principal I coach who has deep expertise, heart, and know-how. Suddenly, she breaks down sobbing. “I’m miserable in this job,” she says. “I want to stay the course, but I don’t know how to get my head above water. I just don’t feel any joy in this work.”

 
Weekly News Round-Up for August 10th
posted by: Melissa | August 10, 2018, 01:24 pm   

Each week, NWPE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, North Carolina’s licensure exams are both too hard and too easy, another ruling in favor of transgender students, a new look for Google Classroom and more!

 
Changes Coming to Google Classroom
posted by: Melissa | August 09, 2018, 03:30 pm   

Just in time for the new school year, Google’s rolling out a host of improvements and additions to its Google Classroom software. Cumulatively, the changes are a major redesign to the software that has become so ubiquitous in many schools that it even allowed one South Carolina school district to put an end to snow days.

 
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