Mark Pennington
  • Male
  • El Dorado Hills, CA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share on Facebook MySpace

Mark Pennington's Colleagues

  • Scott Habeeb
  • Mary Henton
  • Kim Lightle
  • Peter Lane
  • Roland O'Daniel
  • Gail Desler

Mark Pennington's Discussions

Free e-Comments Chrome Extension

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Pennington Dec 3, 2019. 1 Reply

Expository Reading Fluencies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jayashree Iyer Jan 11, 2017. 1 Reply


Mark Pennington's Page

Latest Activity

Ashley Collinsworth liked Mark Pennington's group Reading Intervention Teachers
Nov 15, 2020
Mark Pennington replied to Mark Pennington's discussion Free e-Comments Chrome Extension
"Since my post, we have a new and improved version of e-Comments. In response to user requests, our latest version of e-Comments includes a completely movable e-Comments menu: hide it, minimize it, or move it. Also, users can now delete (and restore)…"
Dec 3, 2019
Mark Pennington posted a discussion

Free e-Comments Chrome Extension

Here's a freebie that just might make life a bit easier for teachers this fall… I just released a new free comment insert program for Google docs that will save grading time and improve writing feedback. Insert hundreds of customizable Common Core-aligned instructional comments, which identify, explain, and show how to revise writing issues, with just one click from the e-Comments menu. Add your own comments to the menu, including audio, video, and speech-to-text. Check out the introductory…See More
Jul 11, 2019
Mark Pennington replied to UreyL Lynn's discussion What are some of the best turnitin Alternatives on the net?
"For writing feedback (better than Turnitin, heck out my free new e-Comments Chrome Extension!"
Jul 11, 2019
Mark Pennington replied to Steve Hargadon's discussion Introductions
"Glad to be a part once again."
Jul 11, 2019

Profile Information

School / Work Affiliation
Seventh Grade Teacher/Educational Author
About Me
I'm an MA Reading Specialist father of three boys. My wife and I live in the California Gold Country.

Mark Pennington's Blog

Should We Teach Standards or Children?

Posted on July 2, 2009 at 10:53am 4 Comments

This may well be professional suicide. But, it’s time to come out of the closet. I say I teach the standards, but I really teach children.

As an educational publisher and author, I sell books that address state and national standards in English-language Arts and reading. The standards-based movement has clearly taken over the publishing and educational establishment. For example, in California, a district cannot purchase programs with state-allocated district monies… Continue

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Classroom 2.0 to add comments!

Join Classroom 2.0

  • No comments yet!


Win at School

Commercial Policy

If you are representing a commercial entity, please see the specific guidelines on your participation.





© 2024   Created by Steve Hargadon.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service