Retakes in the Classroom: How to Make Them Work (video)

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Retakes In The Classroom - How to Make Them Work (video)

 Hey guys! It’s Rae and we’re talking retakes. Now I have already done a video blog about why retakes are valuable for you to try, however, the most common question I get is, “How do you make them manageable?” I’ve been lucky enough, I’ve implemented retakes in my classroom probably about five or six different ways, and I changed … Read More

Standards-Based Grading : First Steps (video)

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Standards-Based Grading_ Reporting-4

Getting Started with Standards-Based Grading Continue your exploration with more Standards-Based Grading posts! Standards-Based Grading : The Basics Standard Based Grading : Understanding a Score Standard Based Grading : 4 Pillars Standard Based Grading : Combating Common Concerns Standard Based Grading : Reporting Standard Based Grading : Parent Communication (Coming Soon!)    

Standards-Based Grading : Reporting

Rae HughartBlog, Innovation, Standards-Based Grading

Standards-Based Grading Reporting

In Standards-Based Grading, how do you report a students understanding on a report card? This may be one of the most widely debated components of Standards-Based Grading. As experts, educators, and administrators conduct research to find the perfect fit for their stakeholders, two major report card types are found to be used most frequently. Even more important than the look … Read More

Standards-Based Grading : Combating Common Concerns

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

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

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

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