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Are High School Mathematics Grades Inflated?

Posted on December 13, 2009 at 4:30am 0 Comments



Have you succumbed to pressure from students, parents, and administrators to inflate the grades of your mathematics students? How have you been able to effectively avoid such pressures in an attempt to give "honest" grades?

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At 8:34am on March 19, 2009, Rashmi Kathuria said…
Welcome to Mathematics 24x7. The purpose of this network is to just talk about all possibilities in Mathematics .There are people who love this subject and at the same time there are ones who are struggling for it.
Let us join our hands and look for all possibilities to make it interesting for everybody.
Thanks for joining this network.
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At 4:25am on March 20, 2009, Jeff Trevaskis said…
Hi Mary,
I am also looking forward to sharing lots of ideas, resources, etc with you and others on 24/7
Kind regards, Jeff
At 5:20am on March 20, 2009, Jeff Trevaskis said…
..my blog is at:
http://webmaths.wordpress.com
I only started it about 6 weeks ago. Let me know what you think!
At 10:16am on March 20, 2009, Rashmi Kathuria said…
Hi Mary
Do U teach Math?
Are U using technology and other tools?
At 3:37pm on March 28, 2009, Ramneek kaur said…
You teach which classes? I like your philosophy "Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life "
At 6:26pm on March 30, 2009, Ramneek kaur said…
Hi, I teach classes 7,8,9 and 10. Our school is following syllabus designed by C.B.S.E. www.cbse.nic.in . Students in our school have to learn geometry, algebra, trigonometry, mensuration,statistics and probability.
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At 12:09pm on January 9, 2010, Rashmi Kathuria said…
Thanx for sharing interesting Math links. I am sure teachers will take advantage of using them in their classrooms.
Keep sharing!
At 2:14pm on January 22, 2010, Guillermo Bautista said…
Thank you for creating this network.

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