The difficulty also depends on how quickly you need to grade them.
I LIVE for the Saturday New York Times Crossword Puzzle! In ink, no help, no internet, no references, just a pen. Will Shortz is my hero.
New York Times?
I loved the Boston Globe crossword puzzle before our local paper stopped running them…
Love those puzzles, but, after I retired in ‘97, I found many of the NYT puzzles since were out of my area of experience in life or work or reading. Just was not as involved in the world as I had been. So, I bought a rack of old NYT puzzle books and have had a grand time. Still have a few left, and, if my memory holds up, I’ll enjoy those too.
Cheered to soon, Caulfield!
Oops. Twice as hard tomorrow.
Cute premise, but unworkable in a real classroom. Mrs. O will be more concerned with the progress of the slowest learners in her class who need the most help. Making the test harder simply gives her less of the information that she needs to bring them up to curricular specifications, if not to Caulfield’s level. I come from a long line of grade-school teachers. I learned early that I could do almost anything I wanted as long as I was quiet, and always aced the tests. My problem (like his) was knowing when a question was relevant to the level of instruction being attempted. After teaching for thirty-some years, I have a better handle on that …
How did you postpone her quiz? This is important info!!
July 31, 2013