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Assessment and Evaluation

Information about assessment & evaluation (marking/grading) practices.

Quick Assessment Tips

As teachers we are pressured to write novels of feedback on all tests and assignments. Check out the quick assessment tips I share below to lighten your marking load. Not every assignment needs an official mark on a rubric …

Use Index Cards As An Assessment Tool

  If you are anything like me at the beginning of the year you try to make your classroom as Pinterest worthy as possible. By Christmas you are stressed, tired and cranky from holiday stress that you revert back…

Middle School Collaborative Freebies Pinterest Board

I am finding it hard to find good quality middle school related freebies. But, I can’t just sit around complaining can I? No way! Several blogger friends and I have created a board just for YOU. This Pinterest board features freebies…

Managing the Marking Load

  The marking load can become impossible for the middle school teacher if it is not managed properly. Here are my best tips for helping teachers manage their marking bin.  1. Set manageable marking goals for yourself on how much to…