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How do you convence teachers that missing assignments is a behavior and not a reflection of knowledge of content. We are transitioning into SBG in our building and district and teachers still want to use grades for leverage purposes. Any suggestions and where do you draw the line with missing assignments?

2011-09-19
Dan Bunnell
 

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Doctor
says:

"How do you convince teachers that missing assignments is a behavior and not a reflection
of knowledge of content."
By giving them a place to report/communicate about behaviours and by getting them to
read modern psychological research about motivation.

Any suggestions and where do you draw the line with missing assignments?
You should establish a system where teachers provide support and assistance for students
who do not get assignments in on time. The consequence for students is "time for time."

 

 

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