Sharing assessment & grading strategies that help students learn
Check out Seven Practices for Effective Learning from the November 2005 edition of ASCD's Educational Leadership. This is a great description of how to use assessment to promote learning.
Added by Scott Habeeb on September 21, 2011 at 9:27am — No Comments
After studying Assessment FOR Learning pretty intensely for the past few school years, I am now beginning to think that we might do ourselves a favor if we would change some of our terminology. Specifically, I think it's time to stop using the words "grading" or "grade" as often as we do and replace them - at times - with "scoring" or "score".
You don't have to go very far down the AFL road to realize that traditional grading practices often get in the way of our attempts to…Continue