In a contemporary classroom, our students and teachers are working with a curriculum that is deeper than it is broad.
Why are we not assessing our students based upon their mastery of individual standards?
Standards-Based Grading Schoolnet lends itself well to an innovative grading practice called Standards-Based Grading, which involves measuring students' proficiency on well-defined course objectives (Tomlinson & McTighe, 2006).
Implications Gives way to Standards-Based report cards Improves instruction and facilitates growth –Shows teacher what works and what doesn’t –Gives insight for growth Specific analysis of student weaknesses –Creates strategies for improvement Encourages reflective practitioners -- teachers can
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