Emoticons about Grading, Part III 🙌

Yesterday was my first week teaching the second semester of English 380: Vocabulary Building & Testing SkillsI was a MONTH late responding to the "You wanna teach this next semester?" e-mail, so I will 100% understand if I don't get the opportunity to do this a third time... but I hope I do get a … Continue reading Emoticons about Grading, Part III 🙌

I 💞 5W’s ❓❔❓❔❓

As English-teacher-cliche as it sounds, I've always thought the words who, what, why, when, where, and how can change the world. Prewriting 💙 Who, What, When, Where, Why, How 💜 When I'm prewriting, I ask the {tooltip}5W questions{end-text}Who, what, when, where, why, and (even though it isn't a W) how.

repetitiously, until I finally peel away the answer, like stripping … Continue reading I 💞 5W’s ❓❔❓❔❓

Emoticons about Grading, Part I 👊

Teaching Philosophy 👨‍🎓 GWENRE 👩‍🎓 I have this grading technique called GWENRE. It's my grading philosophy. It's also like the 🤯 word GENRE, but with a 🦆ing "W" in it. G rade to E ncourage individual growth, N ormalizing only the minimum requirements for the course. W rite clear notes that make sense to the student, then R eview those notes … Continue reading Emoticons about Grading, Part I 👊