Proposal = A or F scale. Essentially, you complete all the required elements of class, and show us that you are working hard, and you get an A. Don’t complete them, have an F. You will still get feedback on your work, but as long as you are completing the work in good faith you will receive an A in the class.
This takes the pressure off in many ways. Privilege afforded to you because you guys don’t NEED the stick of grades to do good work. Idea = focus on learning, not the grade.
If we do this (and we’re probably going to) for the rest of this semester, how might this change your behavior? Your stress? Talk about it in small groups, then we'll debrief
Starter 22- What is the point of all this learning?
We’ve been learning about a complex subject in a way that many people don’t. What good is that knowledge? Who benefits from knowing things? What should be done with this knowledge?
We’re going to think about what we want to do with our knowledge in three distinct (but inter-related) ways. All these pieces need to be present, but as we continue, we may find that one is driving the other two. They don’t all need to be equally emphasized.
Brainstorm Instructions for World Cafe
Finish Inequality Notes if you didn't finish in class on Tuesday. Share with Lori. DUE: Start of class, Thursday.
Lesson plans posted daily. Come here to see what you missed, find instructions, etc.