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Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Openness and Prestige

@cathycronin and @bonniestewart on establishing trust in and  

Greg McVerry

The Tyranny of Stuctureless

h/t to Maha Bali for the link. An important read for , A lot to think about in terms of and the what impact structures or libertarian dreams of structureless have on

Greg McVerry

Greg McVerry

Embracing Subjectivity | Hybrid Pedagogy

There is a difference between perceiving objectivity and neutrality as “higher” values to strive for, and recognizing that we cannot reach them. That’s my friend. By contrast, I argue that subjectivity is the human condition. Everything else that attempts to be objective or neutral is pretense. It is inauthentic. It is not even something I strive towards.

When teaching, putting a number on a grade doesn’t make things more objective. Creating a rubric doesn’t make things more objective, either. There are values behind our choices of what to give grades for and how much weight we give them. And that’s ok.

dialogical, emergent understanding that is not based on pre-defined rubrics or arbitrary numbers and letters. It also suggests an openness to questioning what it means when we emphasize certain things in a grade