cup half empty · cup half full · letting go

Cup half full or cup half empty? How do you see the world?

How do you view your days?As a cup half empty or a cup half full? Although, I move between the two perspectives,I try to stay inside the “cup half full” camp.Sometimes I succeed but not very often. I know it’s more pleasant and enriching to see the positive side of things.But I have a difficult… Continue reading Cup half full or cup half empty? How do you see the world?

assessment · self-assessment

What role do/can/should students play in their own assessment?

Today I am going to try to respond to another question I posed in a recent post about assessment. If you want to read my musings about the first two questions, you can read them here and here. I don’t pretend to have all the answers to these questions but ruminating about them allows me to consider… Continue reading What role do/can/should students play in their own assessment?

preparing students for tests

What should teachers do to prepare students for an upcoming assessment? Is this even the right question to ask?

Today I am going to try to respond to another question I posed in a recent post about assessment. You can read that post here. And if you want to read my musings about the first question, you can read it here. I don’t pretend to have all the answers to these questions but ruminating about them… Continue reading What should teachers do to prepare students for an upcoming assessment? Is this even the right question to ask?