Cathy Vatterott's Rethinking Grading: Meaningful Assessment for PDF

By Cathy Vatterott

ISBN-10: 1416620494

ISBN-13: 9781416620495

Grading structures frequently present on-time job of entirety and penalize disorganization and undesirable habit. regardless of our greatest intentions, grades appear to mirror scholar compliance greater than scholar studying and engagement. within the approach, we inadvertently subvert the educational process.

After cautious examine and years of stories with grading as a instructor and a father or mother, Cathy Vatterott examines and debunks conventional practices and rules of grading in K–12 colleges. She deals a brand new paradigm for standards-based grading that specializes in pupil mastery of content material and provides concrete examples from easy, center, and excessive colleges. Rethinking Grading will convey all educators how standards-based grading can authentically mirror pupil development and learning—and considerably increase either instructing and learning.

Cathy Vatterott is an schooling professor and researcher on the collage of Missouri-St. Louis, a former heart university instructor and significant, and a mum or dad of a faculty graduate. She has discovered from her workshops that "grading is still the main contentious half . . . conjuring up the main severe feelings and heated disagreements." Vatterott can be the writer of the e-book Rethinking Homework: most sensible Practices That help various Needs.

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