Fantastic collection of posts on specific aspects of the practice in individual content areas. Collaboratively written by Carla Meyrink, Aaron Blackwelder, Arthur Chiaravalli, Joy Kirr, Karen Cribby, Bill Simmalavong, Patty McGee, and many others.
Teachers Throwing Out Grades (TTOG) is a global group of people dedicated to eliminating traditional grades and making learning a conversation that involves education's most important shareholders --.
I’d argue that too much attention to the particulars of implementation may be distracting us from the bigger picture — or at least from a pair of remarkable conclusions that emerge from the best theory, practice, and research on the subject: Collecting information doesn’t require tests, and sharing that information doesn’t require grades. In fact, students would be a lot better off without either of these relics from a less enlightened age.
There's a new movement of teachers who are giving up traditional grading and finding different ways to measure student learning. Starr Sackstein is at the front of the pack, and in a new podcast episo