Standards-Based Grading : Combating Common Concerns

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Standards-Based Grading_ Combating Common Concerns

How do you combat common Standards-Based Grading concerns? Lets look at some common parent and educator concerns about Standards-Based Grading, while evaluating their truth and discussing an appropriate response. “How can I hold students accountable if behavior, responsibility, and respect can not go into the gradebook?” More often than not, educators voice concerns about the ability to hold students accountable … Read More

Standards-Based Grading : Understanding a Score

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Standards-Based Grading _ Understanding a Score

As educators and administrators explore standards-based grading, it’s important for all parties to understand what a score in the classroom truly means. There is a number of standards-based grading experts who write full books on what a score within a standards-based grading system actually means. However, in this blog we’ll be focusing on the basics of a score’s meaning and … Read More

Standard Based Grading : 4 Pillars

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Standards-based grading is a mind-shift for traditional thinkers! With this transition, educators must feel a strong base as they make daily decisions in the classroom. How do you do this well? Make smart educational decisions secured by the 4 Key Pillars of Standard Based Grading. Direct Correlation Between Specific Vocabulary and A Numeric Value Most Standards-Based Grading scales utilize a … Read More

Standards-Based Grading: The Basics

Rae HughartBlog, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Standards-Based Grading

Standards-Based Grading is a HOT topic right now as educators evaluate what the term “grading” means in the classroom. As grades continue to dictate a student’s ability to be accepted into a university, qualify them for specific career paths, and award financial support, administrators, teachers, and parents have begun taking a special interest in the ideal equation for a “perfect … Read More