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How to Grade for Learning : Linking Grades to Standards - Ken B. O'Connor

How to Grade for Learning

Linking Grades to Standards

Paperback Published: 20th December 2017
ISBN: 9781506334158
Number Of Pages: 392

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Implement standards-based grading practices that help students succeed!

Classroom assessment methods should help students develop to their full potential, but meshing traditional grading practices with students’ achievement on standards has been difficult. Making lasting changes to grading practices requires both knowledge and willpower. Discover eight guidelines for good grading, recommendations for practical applications, and suggestions for implementing new grading practices as well as:

? The why’s and the how-to’s of implementing standards-based grading practices
? Tips from 48 nationally and internationally known authors and consultants
? Additional information on utilizing level scores rather than percentages
? Reflective exercises
? Techniques for managing grading more efficiently
 

Foreword by Rick Stiggins
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Basing Grades on Standards
2. Using Performance Standards
3. Grading Individual Achievement
4. Sampling Student Performance
5. Emphasizing More Recent Evidence
6. Crunching Numbers
7. Quality Assessment and Keeping Records
8. Involving Students in Grading and Assessment
9. Putting It All Together
10. More Grading Issues
11. Communicating Student Achievement to Others
12. The Way Ahead
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Guidelines for Grading in Standards-Based Systems
Appendix C: Educational Testing Service (ATI) Grading Guidelines
Appendix D: A Proposed Grading Policy
Appendix E: Classroom Assessment Principles, Goals, and Guidelines
Appendix F: Grading Policy for Mrs. Gilbert's Class
Appendix G: Self-Reflection on Classroom Grading Practices Survey
Appendix H: A Testimonial on the Impact of Assessment and Grading for Learning: An Alberta TeacherÎ"-s Self-Reflection on English Language Arts Assessment
Appendix I: International Baccalaureate Student Organization Conversion Scale
References
Additional Resources
Index

ISBN: 9781506334158
ISBN-10: 1506334156
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 20th December 2017
Publisher: CORWIN PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 21.34  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.1
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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