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CheckMark Extension in Google Docs Can Transform Grading

CheckMark LogoCheckMark is a new an extension developed to help make it easier for teachers to provide feedback to students in Google Docs. Just add the extension, highlight an area for feedback, and select one of the numerous comments. These comments include common errors such as capitalization, verb tense, rephrasing, and subject/verb agreement.

According to Byrne (2017),  “This extension will save teachers lots of time. Students could also use this extension to provide feedback to their peers or teachers could provide students with a Doc that has mistakes in it and have students use this extension to locate all of the mistakes.”

Click here to see a demo of how CheckMark works.

Byrne, R. (2017, October 19). CheckMark Extension for Providing Feedback on Google Docs. Retrieved November 16, 2017, from http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2017/10/checkmark-

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About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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