Lee, what do you mean by Occupational Education? Is this the same as giving credit for working? Can you do that?
It is the same! Read this blog post: Teaching Occupational Education in 5 Easy Steps
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I WISH my high school had graded PE based on effort! No matter how hard I tried, I always got C's. I feel most comfortable thinking about a PE grade in terms of effort (including goal-setting) as well as ability and averaging those. I want my kids to find activities they like and can pursue for their health life-long, and I think students should be rewarded for trying hard and setting goals even if they aren't the most coordinated--those are the habits that will benefit them throughout life.
As of 2021, the College Board made two immediate changes that affect high school testing.
1. The College Board will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests®.
2. The College Board will no longer offer the essay portion of the SAT® Test.
What does this mean to you?
1. Some colleges will still want some outside documentation.
High schools have
Do you have a Junior? You'll want to practice college application essays this year! To help you, I'm giving you my ebook, 75 College Application Essay Prompts, for free!
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Does anyone take "mommy grades" seriously?! Do I really even need to grade at all? Maybe it's just English papers that you hate to grade? (I can help with that, too! My Coffee Break book, Easy English for Simple Homeschooling , can help!)
Have you ever asked yourself these questions? If so, you're not alone! I used to stress a