Standards-Based Grading and Reporting
Standards-based grading is a systematic and deliberate approach that is designed to provide feedback to learners, teachers, and families about students’ progress towards specific learning targets. Targets include academic, behavior, social, and work-habit goals.
- This video does a good job explaining Standards-Based Grading.
- Purpose of grading sort activity (reproducible)
- Example survey of grading practices (MAKE A COPY IN YOUR OWN DRIVE)
- Link to South Glens Falls' elementary report card guide
- Link to Fairport's guide
- Middletown, RI's guide to K-8
- Medford, OR's HS report card example
- 3 Peaks and 3 Pits of Standards-Based Grading (Edutopia column by Josh Work)
- Five Obstacles to Grading Reform (Guskey article)
- Grading Exceptional Learners (Guskey and Jung article)
- Standards-based grading and reporting will improve education (Munoz and Guskey article)
- Next steps for one school (slides) (organizer)