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Beyond the Grade: Refining Practices That Boost Student Achievement

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Divided into two parts, Beyond the Grade offers solutions for improved grading practices. Part I examines why traditional grading practices are ineffective and how they inhibit student engagement and achievement. Part II explains how implementing standards-based grading changes school culture, fosters a growth mindset, and promotes learning.

It's time to reconsider traditional grading practices. Beyond the Grade: Refining Practices That Boost Student Achievement presents an evidence-based argument for switching to standards-based grading. Authors Robert Lynn Canady, Carol E. Canady, and Anne Meek reveal the impact of poverty, poor literacy rates, and ineffective policies on achievement. Divided into two parts, Beyond the Grade moves past these problems and offers solutions for improved grading practices. Part I examines why traditional grading practices are ineffective and how they inhibit student engagement and achievement. Part II explains how implementing standards-based grading changes school culture, fosters a growth mindset, and promotes learning.

K - 12 school leaders and teachers will:

  • Learn the links between education, employment, and poverty

  • Discover how standards-based grading works versus traditional sort-and-select practices

  • See what practices and programs directly increase the changes of student success

  • Receive alternate schedules that make room for focusing on student needs

  • Learn how class length and instructional minutes can work for or against students

  • Anne Meek

    Anne Meek

  • Carol Canady

    Carol Canady

  • Robert Lynn Canady

    Robert Lynn Canady

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Additional Information

SKU SOT3837
ISBN 9781760563837
Publish date 31/07/2017
ascd video No