End of school year survey

Update 05/18/17: Here is a link to my current end of year survey.   I want good feedback from my students, but I also want them to take it seriously & I think this survey in its current state is way too long for students to endure the entire thing. I'm considering it my question … Continue reading End of school year survey


Grades are killing student perplexity & creativity

I just started teaching a semester long programming class. Since I'm new to it, I had an idea of how I would grade this, but I thought I'd see how students progressed for a week before I committed to anything specific. So, I didn't mention grades. I established class routines, showed students how to interact … Continue reading Grades are killing student perplexity & creativity