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Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading - Educational Leadership

My school, Montrose High School, is located in a small but rapidly growing rural community in southwestern Colorado. We serve a community that is …

Making that redo/retake policy actually work!

Well, first of all, we need to agree on this:<p>We also need to believe that each student has a right to a grade that accurately and correctly depicts …

Seven Keys to Effective Feedback - Educational Leadership

The term <i>feedback</i> is often used to describe all kinds of comments made after the fact, including advice, praise, and evaluation. But none of these are …

Do Grades Do Any Good?

But what do those letters <i>really</i> mean? And do they really do any good?<p>Many researchers, educators and parents are now questioning the purpose and …

10 Excellent Platforms to Create your Classroom Website and Blog

There are several web platforms that allows users to easily create their website in a matter of minutes. We have handpicked a list of the most …

How to Set Expiration Dates for Shared Google Drive Files

When you share any file or folder in Google Drive with another user, the shared links will work forever unless you manually change the sharing …

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Standards-Based Grading Slow To Take Effect In High Schools

Efforts to implement standards-based report cards in high school has been slow to take effect, largely due to uncertainty about how to convert these grades to GPA and reluctance to adopt a nontraditional system, the Associated Press reports.<p>Many elementary and middle schools across the country have …

Dive into Summer Professional Learning – and More!

Whether summer means it's time to relax, bolster your professional know-how, or improve your bank balance, we have suggestions from your educator …

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Remaking the Grade, From A to D

Try the following experiment at your next faculty meeting. First ask, "What is the difference between those students who earn A's and B's and those …

Embrace the near win

At her first museum job, art historian Sarah Lewis noticed something important about an artist she was studying: Not every artwork was a total …

Supporting Effort by Pairing Rubrics with Checklists

The Effort Effect<br>April 24, 2014 | Volume <b>9</b> | Issue <b>15</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Supporting Effort by Pairing Rubrics with Checklists<p>Cynthia Kube<p>In my …

Feedback and Grading

I came across this great graphic from Educational Leadership while browsing on Zite the other day.<p>It was a good, if challenging, find in light of …

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

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Standards-Based Grading Literature

Scholarly articles related to standards-based grading principles.<p>*indicates article was published in a peer-reviewed journal<p>Static URL: …

Parent-Janitor conferences and the importance of school/home communication

For parents who really take the education of their child seriously…<p><i>The cartoon above is from Alexander Russo’s blog ‘This Week In Education.’</i><p>Some …

What's the Best Way to Provide Feedback on a Paper?

So, my last post has generated some really great conversation in the comments. No easy answers, but lots to think about. As a result of one of those …

Response: 'The Grading System We Need to Have'

Two years ago, Charlie Herzog asked:<p><i>Should we continue to assign students grades in the traditional manner (percentages & letters), or should we move</i> …

Dred Scott - Historic Missourians - The State Historical Society of Missouri

Dred Scott (1800? – 1858)<p>Introduction<p>Dred Scott was a man born into slavery who tried many times, but failed, to gain his freedom through the …

The Dred Scott Decision Explained: US History Review