Daily Archives: October 9, 2008

Standards-Based Grading

I went to a professional development session on standards-based grading the other day, and here are the main ideas.

Formative assessments (practices) should not be factored into grades. This menas homework and classwork is not graded.

Only summative assessments should be recorded into grades. Only course requirements and final assessments should be used to assess student achievement. Continue reading