I Am a Teacher, and I Hate Grades

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I teach English. Evaluating student writing takes forever. Beginning writers, who make up the bulk of my students, make a lot of mistakes, and understanding those mistakes and giving appropriate feedback takes focus, understanding, sensitivity, and generosity. That’s part of the job, and I take my obligations seriously, but my job would be easier and…

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