It's Not About the Number: Learning Without Marks

A session at Bring IT, Together [ECOO & OASBO]

Friday 25th October, 2013

12:00pm to 12:45pm (EST)

"How much is it worth?" "What's my mark?" These questions have plagued school for too long. Our obsession with marks have too lang distracted students, parents, teachers and administrators from our ultimate goal, learning. Many people told me, in a high school setting, marks are just too important. However, by reframing the classroom, acknowledging a student's need for meaningful feedback and using a variety of tech tools to manage, maintain and track formative assessment, learning can become the priority again. I've heard from student and parents that this pedagogical shift changes everything. Join me for a conversation around how we can reframe the marks economy and motivate students to learn for learning's sake.

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Scott Kemp

Shameless Idealist, Teacher/Learner, Triathlete, Adventurer, Writer. live passionately today. 2015 Words: responsibility, routine, focus bio from Twitter

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  • Chris Denby
  • Colin Jagoe
  • James McMorine
  • Karen Wilson
  • Scott Kemp
  • Kerri Grasley
  • Kimberley Flood
  • Katie Maenpaa
  • Lisa Unger
  • Louise Coffey
  • Lisa Morris
  • Mark Howe
  • Sue Dunlop
  • Sarah Le
  • Stepan Pruchnicky
  • Susan Campo

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  • Kate Johnson-McGregor
  • Kimberly Webster
  • Carlo Fusco

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Time 12:00pm12:45pm EST

Date Fri 25th October 2013

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