I am so pleased that my real-life friend, Lori Pruett, offered to share her wonderful book, “Grading Without the Guesswork, Helping Homeschoolers Stay on Track” for this giveaway.
Take the time to ENTER and SHARE with your friends and social media contacts! They will all thank you when they find their homeschooling journey so much more doable!
This would have been a wonderful help and encouragement for me while I was homeschooling our 7 children from start to finish. I wish this book would have been in my hands at least 10 years ago!
Grading Without the Guesswork, Helping Homeschoolers Stay on Track by Lori Pruett
As an educator, I know first hand the challenge of evaluating students’ work in a fair way. We want an accurate measure, but at the same time we want assessment to spur them on; not devastate them, nor puff them up with pride.
I am passionate about communication and learning. My mission is to help others know the joy of learning. A background in special education and 30+ years of classroom, homeschooling and tutoring experience has given me insight into the way students learn. One of my greatest joys is leading struggling students to life-changing breakthroughs in education and career planning.
This resource aims to strike a balance between the practical, technical details of fair assessment and how to communicate and use that information to build up students as they learn to lead themselves.
Grading without the Guesswork will give you ready to use planning and grading sheets to streamline this important task. It can give you the peace of mind that you are doing enough of the right things.
It will also equip you to know how to use these assessments, not just record them in a grade book. The way we communicate grades can make or break the way our student progresses.
“Assessment is not merely for the report card, transcript, college application, or scholarship. Ultimately, evaluation is the starting place for growth. The way we respond can affect their attitudes towards learning, how they respond to challenges and disappointments, and the lifelong relationships we have as parents. We want our conversation to be seasoned with grace!”
(Selection taken from p. 5 Grading without the Guesswork by Lori Pruett)
Great News! One of My Readers can WIN this awesome book! Grading without the Guesswork by Lori Pruett?
Celebrating and Thanking my Readers for Being Part of 5 Years of Blogging Here at WholeHearted Home!!
Welcome to WholeHearted Wednesday #201
WOW! It’s Wednesday again! Welcome to our WholeHearted Wednesday Linkup for bloggers!
Announcing the Winner for “Further Whispers of Hope” by Jennifer Rene Daniel!!
I am sooo excited to announce to you the winner of last week’s GIVEAWAY!!
Catherine Brown is the WINNER!! YAY!! You will be so blessed by this book, Catherine!!
This is a ‘real’ book and not an e-book that will be such a blessing. If you want to have a copy of this book too just read the book review HERE and you may order it through there.
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