Grading in a Differentiated Classroom
Author: Carol Tomlinson
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Publish Date: 01 January 1970
As teachers begin to apply the principles and practices of differentiation in their classrooms, a common question is, “How would I grade that!?” On the surface, it can seem like grading and differentiation are simply incompatible. Actually, however, if we examine what experts, experience, and research comment as effective grading practices, grading and differentiation are remarkably in sync. We’ll take a look together at why grading and differentiation seem in conflict, the shared goals of differentiation and grading, and a few principles that align the goals of grading and differentiation in ways that strengthen both assessment, grading, and instructional practices.