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Joe Bower

Joe Bower teaches in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He wishes to challenge ‘traditional’ schooling while exploring more progressive forms of education. He uses his blog to uproot some of the most deeply rooted myths that continue to distract people from a love for learning and is having fun doing it!

Presentation: Abolishing and Replacing Grading

Description: Are you tired of students asking you: “What’s this question out of?” or “Is this for marks?” Ever been frustrated with students who see every learning experience you provide for them as just another chore? Have you experienced disappointment with students who continually avoid challenges and choose the lazy way out of learning? Have you felt discouraged with grade grabbing students who are unhappy even when they get 99%? If you can relate to any of these questions, this session is for you! I will share with you how I abolished grading from my classroom even though I am still required to place a grade on a report card.

Date & Times: Sun. Aug. 1st 8:30am LA/ 11:30am NYC/ 4:30pm London/ 5:30pm, Paris/ 1:30am, Mon., Sydney/ 12:30am, Mon., Tokyo
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If you missed this presentation, click here to see the archive: View the Elluminate Live! recording

Presenter’s Website: For the Love of Learning

Twitter: @Joe_bower

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