Friday, May 8, 2009

Episode 20 - Jim Burke (English Companion Ning) and Maja Wilson (Rethinking Rubrics)

In this episode of Teachers are Talking, Jim Burke and Maja Wilson joined Lisa Parisi and Susan van Gelder. Jim is the founder and driving force behing the English Companion ning. He spoke passionately about the importance of these online connections for personal and professional growth. Maja Wilson's book, Rethinking Rubrics in Writing Assessment has been discussed in the ning's book group. She spoke of her reasons for writing the book and why she has rejected rubrics in favour of commenting on student work.

You can hear the audio and view the chat here

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