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I’ve always said that if I could have one super power, I would have “Helium lungs”. Seriously. Just imagine the possibilities.

Clearly that will get me nowhere in the classroom.

I’m feeling like nothing can get me anywhere right now in the classroom. For one thing, I’m not the one teaching 1/2 of my classes. And for another thing, I feel like I am failing as a mentor.

But that’s another topic.

I’d say, if I could be granted one super power, I would wish for something along the lines of either the ability to have everything magically “graded” in the wink of an eye, the snap of a finger, or the crinkle of a nose; OR the ability to brainwash my superiors into seeing grades the same way I do. I teach a skill (you cannot put a percentage on a skill. You can not do it at all, sort of do it, almost do it, do it, or go beyond doing it).

Oh, the things I could do in my career if I didn’t have to spend hours grading. And then dividing by whatever to get a percentage. And then multiplying the percentage by a certain number to get another number that looks right in my gradebook.

#itsthetwentyfirstcentury #andwearestillgradinglikethis

Buena suerte,

Profe C

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