grading - 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, […]

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Podcast: We Need Professional Development Around Grading

Author, teacher, and education policy doctoral candidate, Sarah Morris, explores the research around teachers’ grading decisions. Many teachers have received little if any professional development that produces reflection on the […]

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Podcast: Is Your Grading Equitable?

The author of, “I Used to Think I Was a Fair Grader. Now I look Back and Cringe,” Sarah Morris, shares the unconscious grading decisions she made as a teacher. […]

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Podcast: Switching Students’ Focus From Grades to Learning

Many teachers get frustrated with students’ questions such as, “Does this count in my grade?” or “What can I do for extra credit?” Middle school math teacher, Crystal Frommert, shares […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Can I Do Less Grading?

Questions around the role and value of grading have been debated among teachers, administrators, parents and students for many years. In this podcast, Steve explores some of these questions and […]

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Podcast: Exploring Instructional Agility With Tom Schimmer

Co-author of Instructional Agility, Tom Schimmer, joins this podcast to share thoughts on the role of “real time” assessment in agile teaching. Like agile athletes, agile teachers make quick yet […]

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