Worth Sharing: Why I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Papers

February 15, 2018 Katrin Becker

A professor decides it’s time to reconceive how he comments on essay assignments. This is GREAT! I have taken to requiring my students to do reflections (3 Up; 3 Down – Thanks for the great idea, Ben Sawyer!) on their work … Continue reading

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