The fantasy software for all your grading desires. Screenshots below illustrate "in your dreams" applications. When the grading gets tough, the tough go to "Grader 2.95™".
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Look at the shiny object-- you are growing sleepy, very sleepy....you went into teaching for the joy of evaluating student work. It is thrilling to assign value to student papers and tests. When I snap my fingers you will wake up and complete all your grading by the end of the day, feel very relaxed, and give extra credit to the next student you see. <snap>
Absolutely, as is defrosting the freezer, cleaning the garage and any other household chores that have been neglected for 6 months. It is well known that these become urgent tasks when faced with the alternative of a stack of blue books. It is even quite acceptable to clean out one's email inbox. Do not, however, forward humorous emails to others as they have their own "urgent" housework to accomplish.
No, because you have aspirin in your medicine cabinet. The excuse must offer plausible deniability.
Yes, as long as you have plenty of comfort food and good music. And it helps to ignore phone calls and other visitors....including the ones in white coats.
Student work is never funny...never ever funny.*
*certified official public response.
The brain is a mysterious organ with more connections than atoms in the universe. If you want a concept to be located by the student in the morass that is the learner's brain, then you have to repeat it a half dozen times in different formats and with varied examples....and magic dust, a lot of magic dust (See Grader 2.95...Rubric...Magic Dust).
I think it has to do with the Coriolis effect.
Ummm, let me get back to you on that one.
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