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Why do I correct papers with a pencil!

The purpose of any assessment should be to increase student learning and build their confidence in that subject.  Why do I correct papers with a pencil!  I have been asked this question a number of times by students and parents. … Continue reading

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Dear Parent, let your child fail!

While wishing for failure may go against our parental instincts, it’s healthy — and necessary. Failing helps our children learn important life lessons about how to adapt, work hard and persevere; they’ll develop coping mechanisms, and qualities such as responsibility … Continue reading

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Staying Alive Vs Feeling Alive

Staying Alive – We have a lot to do each day. What all we do depends on the various roles that we play – parent, professional, friend, spouse. The social norms of how these roles are to be fulfilled, traps … Continue reading

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