Making Grades Matter

Standards-Based Grading in a Secondary PLC at Work

By: Matt Townsley, Nathan Wear

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Code: SOT4136

ISBN: 9781760941369

No of Pages: 181

Publish Date: 07 August 2020

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In Making grades matter: Standards-based grading in a secondary PLC at Work®, authors Matt Townsley and Nathan L Wear offer a road map for implementing standards-based grading in professional learning community (PLC). They provide all the actionable ideas and tools that collaborative teams need to transition to this effective, research-backed grading system and ensure gradebooks have clarity and purpose. With the support of this practical guide, secondary educators will maximise student learning outcomes, thereby achieving unprecedented success.

Readers will:

  • study the foundational theories behind standards-based grading and how the PLC process supports and enhances this grading system
  • learn how to use grades to effectively communicate students’ mastery of learning standards
  • see how using homework as ungraded practice improves learning and enhances students’ motivation to study
  • understand the value of allowing students multiple opportunities to demonstrate their learning when taking assessments
  • gain valuable insights into the multiyear journey of implementing standards-based grading in a secondary PLC.
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Price A$39.95
ISBN 9781760941369
Publish date 2020-08-07 00:00:00
Partner ID 20148
Partner Name Solution Tree Inc
Key Learning Area Cross-Curricular