"Grades are the biggest and most insidious obstacle to education."
~Jesse Stommel, "Why I Don't Grade"
Our BIG Question:
How can school communities understand and shape the future more effectively for the children they serve?
What will you learn from attending this 90-minute, participant-driven workshop?
How to engage students in deep conversations about grading
How to de-emphasize grades in your classroom
How to create more equitable approaches to assessment
Ways to audit your personal approach to assessment
Build your vocabulary for discussing "ungrading" approaches
About Jesse Stommel
Jesse Stommel is co-founder of Digital Pedagogy Lab and Hybrid Pedagogy: the journal of critical digital pedagogy. He has a PhD from University of Colorado Boulder. He is co-author of An Urgency of Teachers: the Work of Critical Digital Pedagogy.
Jesse is a documentary filmmaker and teaches courses about pedagogy, film, and new media. Jesse experiments relentlessly with learning interfaces, both digital and analog, and his research focuses on higher education pedagogy, critical digital pedagogy, and assessment. He’s got a rascal pup, Emily, a clever cat, Loki, and a badass daughter, Hazel. He’s online at jessestommel.com and on Twitter @Jessifer.
This 90-minute intensive workshop will get you thinking differently about the grades and assessments you use in your online and face-to-face classrooms.
$69 USD per person
(Can't attend live? Register anyway and we'll send you a link to the archived recording.)