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About the Presenter
Mark Barnes is a 20-year classroom teacher and creator of the Results Only Learning Environment (ROLE), a progressive, student-centered classroom that eliminates all traditional teaching methods, including grades. While transforming his classroom into a ROLE, Barnes has also revolutionized K–12 web-based instruction by bringing private student websites into his classroom—an extension of school into cyberspace.
Barnes has developed five online courses on digital strategies for educators, taught through two accredited colleges in Ohio. A popular speaker and presenter, Barnes is also a Discovery Education Network Star Educator, honored for his work in education technology.
Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom
Recorded February 28, 2013
What if you never placed a point, percentage or letter grade on your students’ assignments and projects?What would assessment look like? Mark Barnes not only wants you to consider these questions, he wants you to consider a game-changing move away from traditional grading to a progressive system of narrative feedback that creates mastery learning.
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