I want my students to leave the education system with the ability to become their own nutritionist and personal trainer.
When I was at school, the assessment process went something like this:
- Teacher sets assignment
- I attempt the assignment and turn it in
- Teacher grades assignment and returns it
- I throw assignment in the garbage unless it was a good grade (a rarity) and my mom pinned it to the fridge.
Most likely only two sets of eyes saw my work. Mine and the teachers. And that kind of stunk!
This image is an old one now, I took it from Twitter last year but I have it pinned above my desk at school to remind me that there needs to be a reason for the work that I ask my students to complete. To ask students to work hard on an assignment but then for it to be seen by only them and myself can’t be justified anymore.
“If students are sharing their work with the world, they want…
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