Answers to essential questions about standards, assessments, grading, and reporting / Thomas R. Guskey, Lee Ann Jung.
By: Guskey, Thomas R.
Contributor(s): Jung, Lee Ann.Material type: BookCall no.: EDUC LB 2013 629477Publication: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2013Description: xvii, 155 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781452235240 (pbk.); 1452235244 (pbk.).Subject(s): Education -- Standards -- United States | Grading and marking (Students) -- United States
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Standards -- 1.What Are Standards? -- 2.Are Standards a New Idea in Education? -- 3.Why Do Some People Oppose Standards? -- pt. II Assessments -- 4.What Is Assessment? -- 5.What Is the Difference Between Assessments and Tests? -- 6.What Is Formative Assessment? -- 7.Why Are Formative Assessments Important? -- 8.What Are Common Formative Assessments? -- 9.What Is Summative Assessment? -- 10.What Is High-Stakes Assessment? -- 11.What Are Instructionally Sensitive and Instructionally Insensitive Assessments? -- 12.How Do Assessments for Learning Differ From Assessments of Learning? -- 13.Do Formative Assessments Improve Student Learning? -- pt. III Grading
14.What Are Grades? -- 15.What Is the Purpose of Grading? -- 16.Are Grades Essential to Teaching and Learning? -- 17.Why Are the First Grades Assigned So Important? -- 18.Do Low Grades Prompt Students to Try Harder? -- 19.Why Is Setting Percentage Cut-Offs for Grades an Arbitrary Process? -- 20.What Is Wrong With Grading on the Curve? -- pt. IV Reporting -- 21.What Criteria Do Teachers Use in Assigning Grades? -- 22.What Is Standards-Based Grading and Reporting? -- 23.Why Do Some Parents Have Concerns About Standards-Based Grading and Reporting? -- 24.If Schools Implement Standards-Based Grading, Will the Grades Assigned to Students Likely Go Up or Down? -- 25.What Is the Most Important First Step in Implementing Standards-Based Grading? -- 26.What Is the Best Way to Inform Parents About Moving to Standards-Based Grading?
27.What Is the Best Way to Encourage Parents to Make Comments on the Report Card? -- 28.Will Standards-Based Grading Improve Student Learning? -- pt. V Grading and Reporting for Exceptional and Struggling Learners -- 29.Who Are Exceptional and Struggling Learners? -- 30.How Do We Assign Grades to Exceptional and Struggling Learners Who Require Modifications? -- 31.What Is the Difference Between Accommodations and Modifications? -- 32.How Do We Legally Report Grades for Exceptional and Struggling Learners on Report Cards and Transcripts? -- 33.Do High School Students Requiring Modifications Receive Course Credit Toward a Diploma? Do Modifications Make a Student Ineligible for Extracurricular Activities, Such as Interscholastic Athletics?.
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