Why Students Try To ‘Negotiate’ Their Assessment Grades?

Why Students Try To ‘Negotiate’ Their Assessment Grades?
By Ahmad Amirali

I still remember when I was in school and get average grades in my class tests. I try to ask the teacher why I got these marks, even the checked paper in front of me was full teacher’s comments. Nowadays the same anxiety now taking a new shape in the form of students complains which they do in a variety of creative ways after they receive their tests grades. Now students not only share their concerns regarding their grades with their teachers and parents but also start appealing over social media like Facebook and WhatsApp. The reasons can be anything from convincing oneself that they did their level best; still, they got these marks, or they try to maintain their social reputation or even some only wat sympathising words that might cheer them up. However, they matter of concern to me are not the channels students used when they are in distress but their behaviour of appealing and complain. Why students even want to negotiate or try to request for their assessment re-grading? Read More …

8 Reasons Why Students Fail in Assessments

8 Reasons: Why Students Fail in Examinations?
By Ahmad Amirali

It is every students’ goal to pass their exams, and monthly assessments with flying colours and I believe every student strive, as per their ability, to achieve that goal. However, what makes some students to secure less than others or even failed their exams? I heard students’ post exam result in views, ‘All my questions were right, then what happened? Why I secure less? Etc’. There are many factors involve in students’ success in their exams. Read More …