Month: October 2018

Making assessment user-friendly helps students succeed

Sometimes you come across an idea/process/presentation and it is Ah.Mazing. Today for me, that presentation was given by Dr. Clifton Franklund from Ferris State University at the 2018 IUPUI Assessment Institute. Amidst what sounds like a discouraging and chaotic situation on campus, Dr. Franklund has developed a beautiful, intuitive and actually useful method of collecting, Read More

I threw out my grade book

It happened to me like a bolt of lightning.  I was grading work, sitting in the public library, while my kids ran around pretending they were taking a time travel rocket back to the age of the dinosaurs. While I might have preferred to be reading one of the many books on my Goodreads list, I Read More