A look at how one teacher adjusted her policies to encourage learners to turn in quality assignments, even if they were late.
Ultimately, my students and I both appreciated the change. It was more straightforward than my previous late policy. Instead of navigating excuses and calculating points to take off, I noted the assignment as “late,” knowing that I could consider it in the aggregate at the end of the quarter. This freed me up to provide more meaningful feedback to my students on the actual skills I was assessing with the assignment.
Find out more in this article by Christina Torres: How to Set Up a ‘No Points Off for Late Work’ Policy | Edutopia