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I recently tweeted this image of the most recent standards-based progress report I designed for my engineering class. First some history. The inspiration for this report came from the great standards-based grade book ActiveGrade.  I started the year excited about using ActiveGrade instead of JupiterGrades (my school’s web-based grade book).  I liked the fact that ActiveGrade […]

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My students have become very adept at using Google Docs to collaboratively write reports and build presentations.  Last week I upped the ante a little and asked them to use the comment feature on Google Docs to request feedback from their teammates and respond to their teammates’ requests. I also went through the documents each […]

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The feedback I have been giving on major projects (research papers, proposals, design reports), which account for the majority of my students grades, has been clear and detailed (highlighted rubric and written comments on the paper) but not timely.  It typically takes me a week or more to finish grading projects and students don’t get […]

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