Elements of Grading
A Guide to Effective Practice
Learn several strategies for improving grading practices, while examining the common arguments against reform. With this practical guide, you can improve grading to meet four essential criteria—accuracy, fairness, specificity, and timeliness—and also make the process quicker and more efficient. Examples, case studies, and opportunities for reflection facilitate individual and schoolwide examination of grading practices.
- Learn a rational process for evaluating grading systems at all levels, from classroom practices to national policies.
- Explore a collegial process for discussing some of the most contentious issues in grading.
- Discover a communicative process for bringing all stakeholders into the discussion.
- Get reproducible tools for self-reflection and improvement in grading.
Product Code: BKF410