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June 18, 2014

Making Grading Faster: Homework Oopsies

I’m not trying to get you to race through giving your students high-quality feedback, but I hear over and over that you are drowning in grading. I’ve written about Jeff V.’s homework set-up to allow for easier grading and given some other tips…

October 17, 2012

Mailbag: Thumbdrives, Google Docs, and Longhand, Oh, My!

Dear Maia, I’m a middle school language arts teacher, and it has gotten increasingly complicated to keep track of my students’ writing over my decade of teaching. Some students want to write by hand.  Others want to draft on laptops or…

September 26, 2012

Mailbag: 170 Students and Drowning in Grading!

Dear Maia, I am a high school principal in Colorado, and some of my teachers have 170 students EACH. They are drowning in homework to grade. How on earth can they make this easier and more efficient? Kate…

September 13, 2012

Parents Need Help With Organization, Too!

I had my first taste of school as a parent last week when I dropped off my 2-year old daughter at preschool for her very first day. I diligently followed her school’s guidelines for labeling an extra set of clothes, what was and was not allowed in…