Mariane Gfroerer

Mariane Gfroerer / April 14, 2020

A Picture of What They Really Know: Reflections on Grading in a Time of Remote Learning

Grading is complex. It is an important form of feedback loop between teachers and students and depending on the grading practices of the instructor can convey how well the student is mastering the objectives of the learning (mastery-based grading) or the student’s performance relative to other students in the class (norm-referenced grading).

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Mariane Gfroerer / March 26, 2020

Take Time for Wellness – Even in Remote Learning

Many classrooms around New Hampshire have, in recent years, incorporated wellness activities into their daily routine for both elementary students and for teens. Teachers have seen the benefits of starting the class with a minute or two of relaxation or breaking up an intense lesson with a physical stretch or short yoga break. In fact, wellness breaks throughout the day are invaluable for a growing, elastic brain and actually increase learning capacity.

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