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Terry McGlynn

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Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead) (Teaching and Learning in Higher Education)
Alfie Kohn - Dec 01, 2020
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The moment is right for critical reflection on what has been assumed to be a core part of schooling. In Ungrading, fifteen educators write about their diverse experiences going gradeless. Some contributors are new to the practice and some have been engaging in it for decades. Some are in humanities and social sciences, some in STEM fields. Some are...
Terry McGlynn
Jan 26, 2021
@AIsakovic1 @j_bertolotti I suggest checking out the ‘ungrading’ movement, and the book edited by Blum      source
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Real Boys
Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
William Pollack - Apr 01, 1999 (first published in 1998)
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Featuring a new preface by the author on how parents can make a difference.With author appearances on Good Morning America, The Today Show, 20 /20 and NPR's Fresh Air, and featuring articles in Newsweek, Time, and The New York Times, Real Boys is one of the most talked-about and influential books published this year.Based on William Pollack's groun...
Terry McGlynn
Jan 21, 2021
@digorytoothman @SecondGentleman Right - I think the label of 'toxic masculinity' would be bad marketing and lots of folks would tune out as the term is rather academic, and has lots of baggage going with it. But like the 'Real Boys' book, lots of ways to talk about it meaningfully without using this terminology      source
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The Story of More
How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here
Hope Jahren - Mar 03, 2020
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From the bestselling author of Lab Girl comes a slim, urgent missive on the defining issue of our time: here is Hope Jahren on climate change, our timeless pursuit of more, and how the same human ambition that got us here can also be our salvation. Hope Jahren is an award-winning geobiologist, a brilliant writer, and one of the seven billion people...
Terry McGlynn
Feb 19, 2020
I got to this paragraph on page 5 of The Story of More and I’m just like, *chef kiss* at this prose. The book is superb for intro Env Sci classes, but also a lesson for scientists in how to write with awesomeness. Thanks much to @HopeJahren!      source