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Grading Practices

  • Assessment: Reports cards, grading
  • Assessment: Portfolios, performance tasks, alternative assessments
  • Assessment: Mastery learning
  • Assessment: Failure as feedback
  • Assessment: Involving students
  • Assessment: Data display
  • Assessment: Data literacy
  • Assessment: Standards-based practices, rubrics, scoring guides
  • Assessment: Student anxiety
  • Assessment: Test prep
  • Assessment: Using data for continuous improvement
  • Cheating, plagiarism, ethics
  • Homework