Podcast: What’s in Your Grade Book? - Steve Barkley

Podcast: What’s in Your Grade Book?

What do you want grades to communicate? What do you want to be sure that your grading doesn’t do? When grades are used to teach life lessons, such as responsibility, or punctuality, the intrinsic value of learning for its own sake can be diminished. Does the lack of consistency among teachers’ use of grading create a grade fog because we are asking a single letter grade to communicate too much disparate information?

Read, “The Problem With Grading” here.

Listen to the podcast with Sarah Morris here.

Read Tom Schimmer’s article here.

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