Author Archives: Catlin Tucker

Start the New Year by Articulating Your WHY

One of the most thought-provoking books I read last year was Simon Sinek’s Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. In his book, Sinek talks about how successful individuals and organizations communicate. Instead of explaining what … Continue reading

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Rethink Your Grading Practices

This year I have posted several blogs about grading and assessment. I encouraged teachers to stop taking grading homeĀ for two simple reasons: Grading in isolation robs us of the opportunity to have conversations with students as we assess their work … Continue reading

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Student-Generated Real-Time Word Clouds

Who doesn’t love a colorful word cloud? But what I don’t love is the time it takes to input all of the words to create one. My motto is that students should do the work in our classroom, not me. … Continue reading

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