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What Students Think About Standards Based Grading

I started standards based grading for the last quarter of this school year.  My students had to adjust part way through the year to the new system as well as a new achievement (progress) report.  I started standards based grading to help students focus on learning and not on chasing a number grade.  Here are the… Continue reading What Students Think About Standards Based Grading

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The Problem with Traditional Grades

In my first year of teaching I have quickly come to realize that the traditional grading system does not benefit and help my students.  As the end of a grading period comes to an end they are concerned about extra credit and changing their grade.  My students are not concerned with their understanding of the… Continue reading The Problem with Traditional Grades