Archives: January 2009

  1. Grading Elementary Level Students Part 2

    Grading Elementary Level Work Part 2 In the previous blog, we began looking at how to grade, or evaluate, the work of elementary level students. The idea was put forth that giving letter grades is counter-productive to mastery learning and an obstacle to instilling a love of learning. To illustrate this point further, consider a cook preparing a special meal. ...
  2. Home School: Giving Grades

    Grading   Over and again at conventions, through emails and phone calls homeschooling moms ask about grading their children’s work.  This blog is the first in a series focusing on giving letter grades.  Today we will begin a discussion on grading elementary level work.   Grades are an individual matter.  There is no single, absolute right way to grade students’...
  3. Welcome to TLP

    It's been a long time coming, but our new website is finally operational.  As with many new things, we may have glitches to work on; you can help by letting us know if something isn't working for you, or if there are confusing elements.  This blog will be used to discuss issues related to homeschooling in general and language arts...

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