The Basics Of Standards Based Grading. Ty Duncan, ESC 17 Senior Specialist. “I haven’t got the slightest idea how to change people, but I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.” ---David Sedaris. Becoming a Great High School.
Ty Duncan, ESC 17 Senior Specialist
“I haven’t got the slightest idea how to change people, but I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.”
Becoming a Great High School, pgs 76-83, 2009
“Students must be invited to participate in determining the criteria by which their work will be judged, and then play a role in weighing their work against those criteria.” -- Alfie Kohn
The J Curve
% Demonstrating Skill
You will teach this section to your table in 8 minutes.
“Cramming does not provide meaningful information that remains in the brain as neural networks to which connections can be added…”
Marilee Springer-Learning and Memory
Grades must be based on what students have learned, not what they have done.
Behavioral issues must be separated from academic issues for grading purposes.
Pick one of these and make a case for it at your table.
“When you don’t get input it feels like school …
When you do get input – it feels like learning.”
George A., Student, Redding CA
Citizenship. The student understands the importance of voluntary individual participation in the democratic process. The student is expected to:
HW 10 100
HW 20 100
Quiz 1 100 63
HW 30 100
HW 40 100
Quiz 2100 54
HW 5 0 100
HW 60 100
Quiz 3 100 61
Unit Test100 58
6 Week Ave.53.1 80.2
Quiz –daily grade; Test = 3 daily grades