What is Standards Based Grading?
Standards Based Grading is a way of evaluating student learning based on their mastery of specific skills and standards. Grades are based on a scale of 0-4, with 4 being the highest level of mastery. In this system, students get individual feedback to help them understand their performance and improve.
What could be some of the benefits of a standards-based grading system?
What is an example of a standard?
In standards-based grading, what does a grade represent?
- The amount of effort put into an assignment
- A student's level of proficiency in a specific learning objective
- The overall performance in the class
How can we use standards-based grading to measure our learning progress?
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In pairs: Select one task
Question: How do standards-based grading systems help students to understand their learning progress?
Standards-based grading systems focus on mastery of specific skills and objectives. Standards-based grading systems provide an objective measure of a student's progress over time. Standards-based grading systems provide an opportunity for students to practice and improve their skills.
A: Discuss how standards-based grading systems can help students to understand their learning progress. B: Draw a picture to illustrate your solution to the question.
Play "I-Spy" in pairs/group! The standard being practiced 3 practice assignments (name them) 1 assignment that will go on skyward (name it) Level 4 choice board
What does it mean to 'demonstrate proficiency' in standards-based grading?
- To score high marks in tests
- To complete all assignments on time
- To show a deep understanding and mastery of a specific learning objective
How do you get a level 4 through creativity?
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How do you get a level 4 through complexity?
How do you get a level 4 through criticality?
How do you get a level 4 through consistency?
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