My Learning Journey with FreshGrade

Outstanding blogpost about Freshgrade, a tool for documenting student learning, providing helpful feedback to both students and parents, and it makes learning visible!

Searching for Sunshine

As a teacher, I have always been a little sad that I could never see my own children in their school learning environments. I spend my days teaching other people’s children, but really had no idea what my boys were doing in their classrooms. As is typical, the boys had very little detail to share about what they did at school each day, though I did make a point to ask specific, direct questions to find out about their learning. As a mom, I dearly wanted to be a part of what my boys were doing each day, so that is the eye with which I look at my own classroom practice and what my students’ parents might be looking for.

I happily have parents and grandparents come in to help with my students, but the reality is that many parents work and are not able to be at school. So here…

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