Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems
Make school a better experience for students by ensuring grading and reporting practices are honest, accurate, meaningful and fair. A companion to the best-selling and award-winning On Your Mark, this practical guide details how to successfully lead lasting grading reform. Dr. Thomas R. Guskey simplifies the transition by guiding educators through six essential steps – from developing a coalition devoted to change to creating a systematic plan.
- Become familiar with the process of implementing a rigorous new system of reporting that aligns with the goals of standards-based grading
- Acquire numerous tools and strategies that will assist in the process of implementing a new grading system
- Study the six steps that are essential to any successful attempt to reform grading, as well as how to succeed in each
- Learn how to form a change action plan that covers the entire system of implementation and improves the student experience.
About the Author:
Thomas R. Guskey, PhD, is a senior research scholar at the University of Louisville and professor emeritus in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he began his career in education as a middle school teacher and later served as a school administrator in the Chicago Public Schools.