Standards-Based Grading : Reporting

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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

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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

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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