Don’t focus on “marks”, but give a final exam on a specific day.
De-emphasis grades, but organize awards day.
Make assessment a meaningful conversation, but email marks home on a regular basis.
Make exams that are meaningful and relevant, but have final marks ready 24 hours after the exam is given.
Don’t worry about data, but have the data ready when a parent questions your professional opinion.
Don’t make learning worksheet driven, but give worksheets when a student needs to get caught up.
Do what is right for each child, but have an airtight classroom policy.
Grow passion in students for a subject, but make sure to quantify it.
Teach students how to self regulate their technology, but forbid computers at staff meetings.
Personalize learning, but don’t choose what you learn about.
Teach collaboration, but exist in four closed walls.