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Dealing with Failure: Strategies for Retakes and Redos

According to grading guru Rick Wormeli, “Allowing students to redo assignments and assessments is the best way to prepare them for adult life.”  In my experience, I agree with Wormeli in theory but am much more pragmatic and cautious when … Continue reading

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Feedback: Grading vs. Reporting

Believe it or not, tomorrow marks the halfway point of Trimester 1!  Six weeks have passed as we celebrate the midpoint of the term with progress reports and formalized feedback to students and parents on how they are doing at … Continue reading

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Memo to Secondary Teachers

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Ken O’Connor Webinar

Join Ken O’Connor for two virtual events! Ken O’Connor specializes in issues related to the communication of student achievement, especially grading and reporting. Through books and articles, presentations and working with small groups, Ken helps individuals, schools and school districts … Continue reading

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PD Module: Grading Practices Overview

If you are new to the CBSCD or need a refresher on the Grading Practices Resource Manual, this Module is for you!  See the prompts and video below! Before viewing the video, reflect on the following questions: How do my … Continue reading

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