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Re: "Why don't you help me?"


Date: Tue Jul 16 2002 - 16:36:58 PDT

It's all in your approach. My students have to record their ideas, usually
more than one solution in their sketchbook. A "Rubric" for each lesson tells
them what is expected for the grade they choose to earn and includes
assessment for quality. I never get asked for ideas -since we brainstorm how
to approach and research each project. They're graded on their input from
beginning to end. Usually,after they hear my response the first time -they
never ask again. I say, "What part of your grade would you like to share with
Patti in Fla.