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An Argument Against Averaging Student Grades & Using the Killer Zero

Averaging student grades is an inaccurate way of measuring what they’ve achieved in class. At the end of the semester, do you add up all the points a student has earned throughout the term and then divide that number by the total amount of points possible to determine the student’s overall score? If you do,… Continue Reading An Argument Against Averaging Student Grades & Using the Killer Zero

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Own It: Learn How to Learn

When I look back on my college education I see class time spent listening to lectures and watching instructors work math problems on the board. Seldom, if ever, were we students given class time to think something through or work something out for ourselves.  If connections were going to be made, they were going to… Continue Reading Own It: Learn How to Learn

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In Search of the Somatic

My writings involve movement descriptions taken from my classroom.  I am trying to bring the reader into a dance classroom to catch a glimpse of movement education. “We will start with an inhaling breath. On the exhale, bring both knees to the chest. Feel the flexion in your hip sockets as you begin to rock side… Continue Reading In Search of the Somatic

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