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Grading For Equity ( GFE) applied to computer science education that I (J. Philip East) helped develop. We—Andy Berns, J. Ben Schafer & I—will add links to other material about GFE (as produced or discovered).
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Grading for Equity: A Curriculum Development & Grading Process to Enhance Instruction. SIGCSE 2021. Andy Berns, Ben Schafer and I conducted the workshop. Workshop material consisted of:
Programming is to computer science as algebra is to mathematics. (
J. Phiip East, August 2016) Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
( Mulla Nasrudin) Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
( John F. Kennedy) I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
( Jonathan Winters) The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well.
( Alfred Adler) The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
( William James) Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
( Robert Louis Stevenson) Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
( George Bernard Shaw) You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.
( Will Rogers) Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
( Nido Qubein) Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.
( Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel) Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
( Saadi) Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
( John Wooden) We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
( Will Durant) Mistakes should be examined, learned from, and discarded; not dwelled upon and stored.
( Tim Fargo) There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
( Ernest Hemingway) Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
( Socrates) Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.
( Ann Voskamp) Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
( Seneca) Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
( John Sinclair) Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
( Henry Ford) The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
( Confucius) After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.
( Alfred Perlman) Excellent firms don't believe in excellence—only in constant improvement and constant change.
( Tom Peters) Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
( Og Mandino) There is no failure except in no longer trying.
( Elbert Hubbard) The best of ideas is hurt by uncritical acceptance and thrives on critical examination.
( George Polya) Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
( Walter Elliott) With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.
( Thomas Fowell Buxton) The definition of the good society is one in which virtue pays.
( Abraham Maslow) If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good.
( Ezra Pound) Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
( John Cotton Dana) Success is a collection of problems solved.
( I.M. Pei)