Monthly Archives: March 2012

Correcting Papers

I often hear teachers talk about “correcting” papers. What does that mean? What does it imply? If I were to “correct” my students’ work they turn in, it suggests there is something wrong with what they have done, and it … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes

Above the door to my son’s third grade teacher’s classroom door hung a sign that said, “Make Mistakes”. That was a perfect message for our son that struggled with a sense of perfectionism that didn’t leave space for making mistakes. … Continue reading

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