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Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience And I'm not saying that's the right way. The reality of grades in the college entrance system. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience I don't ever rank students in terms of simply 'putting them in order'. Grades do that for me. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience That's what I mean. The grades that I assign end up assigning the ranking of the students. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience I think descriptive feedback is often lacking from the tests I return. Hmmm...an area to improve. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience Not ranking in order...but ranking in terms of marks. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience A3 : I often do not allow retakes in MYP. No good reason. Just standard practice here. I'd like to reevaluate. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience Great post. I'd LOVE to be able to provide feedback without worrying about ranking. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience Nice! I can't wait to see them. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience I don't think science is moving more toward testing. Still three main 'strands' of assessment. One World, Labs, "Tests" 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience Yes! And the Next Chapter presents lots of great opportunities, IMO. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience A2. Typically one lesson at the end of a unit, and cumulative exams at the end of course. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience But will command terms show up in a rubric for Criterion C? 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience : I hope so, as I don't think the MYP Task Bank is all that helpful for science. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience I agree. We debate over and over in our department about the adverbs. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience RT : . Thanks for sharing this. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience I'm probably guilty as charged, but making improvements this year. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience I really like the idea of a narrative! Thanks for that idea. 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience And I think the new Global Contexts should help with that. (Although I won't be MYP next year.) 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience How to you manage that balancing act? Are they mutually exclusive? 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite
Lowell Thomson @ThomsonScience RT : A1 Role of testing… realistically to rank students for universities and parents?? for me to help show progress and impr… 5 years 5 months ago Reply Retweet Favorite