Standards-based grading is quickly becoming the best practice in assessment. However, shifting toward a standards-based approach is more than simply changing a system. It involves shifting paradigms about the purpose and practices of assessment. Here we explore what paradigm shifts need to occur as participants develop a practical plan for standards-based grading.
About the Author:
After working eleven years as a middle school teacher and instructional technology coach, John Spencer is now a full-time education professor at George Fox University. He is a published author with an upcoming book by Solution Tree on Flow Theory and Student Engagement.Feel free to contact him if you are interested in bringing in a keynote, session or workshop on Flow Theory and Student Engagement.