Progress Reports/PowerSchool Freeze

Hello everyone, Teachers have to submit grades for Progress Reports. I’ll be giving an No Grade to students that transferred late to my classes, and a letter grade for everyone else. This is not a permanent grade. Assignments can still be submitted and your scores can and will go up. There’s going to be a…

Concerning Grades: An Open Letter to @UTR

This is a copy of an email that I’ve sent to UTR today. I’d appreciate any feedback or input you may have. I know many teachers and parents are concerned with teachers providing a more rigorous distance learning experience than the end of last school year. While agree I with these sentiments, I am also…

Short Note on Grades

I hadn’t planned on explaining my decision. But since students have asked, I’ll share my response: I kept everyone’s percentage, but gave all students an A. My assignments are created for students to master their topics, and I expect students to work on them as best they can in MY CLASSROOM. Since we were not…

The Final Quarter!

It’s here, so much faster than anyone ever expects! The FINAL QUARTER HAS ARRIVED (read it with your most ominous inner-voice). I’ve posted the above calendar on the board in class, students should easily be able to see and understand what we’re going to do each week overall. Let’s have some fun!