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Category: They're objective or are they?
OK, here's the situation
What's an A?
What's an A? Pt. 2
Category: If you have to use percentages
Complexity vs. Standards
Items baby, its all about the items
The averaging trap
But can I keep my %s
Category: Tackling the grade book
Your tech will not save you
Just weight some stuff to zero
Thinking in strands
Strands part deux
Prove it! (Prove it)
Case Title: 2. Rethinking Grading Part 2
Element Title: Prove it! (
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Still working on the Prove-It! for the SBG cases, but here's a placeholder.
Element Assessment: Prove-It!
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Using a 100 point percentage scale makes your grades objective and meaningful.
The more levels you have in a scoring scale increases the influence of subjectivity of individual teachers.
High percentages indicate high levels of difficulty or rigor.
You can't use averaging when doing standards based grading approaches.
A task can have a high degree of difficulty, but a low level of complexity.
When using strands (sometimes called competencies) in a grading and reporting scheme, you should have a large number of the (at least 8)
Process scores are a valuable piece of information to have about a student.
If you collect data, it should be included in the calculation of the final grade.
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