No matter how progressive you get in your teaching, grading papers–somewhere, somehow–is a part of what you do.
Even non-ELA/Literature/Composition teachers are now expected to carry the burden of promoting literacy by helping students consistently write across all content areas. (I’m looking at you, math teachers.)
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Something that allows for personalized grading of writing.
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