A standards-based report card breaks down each subject area into specific elements of learning to offer parents and teachers a more thorough description of each child's progress toward proficiency. This accessible volume:
- Provides a clear framework for developing standards-based report cards
- Shows how to communicate with parents, students, and other stakeholders about changes
- Illustrates how to achieve grading consistency without increasing teachers' workloads or violating their professional autonomy
Filled with examples of standards-based report cards that can be adapted to a school's needs, this practical resource shows district and school administrators how to establish reporting practices that facilitate learning.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 15 mm
"Guskey and Bailey clearly articulate the need for reform on one of today's most pressing issues in education: grading and reporting. Throughout the book, they offer realistic solutions to improve how educators communicate a student's academic progress to all stakeholders. Their work provides the practitioner with the research, step-by-step guidelines, and reporting templates so a faculty is ready to begin the dialogue to develop a standards-based report card. The research has helped us answer the two main questions: 'What goes into a grade?' and 'How do we report it out?' This work, without a doubt, is a model for schools that want to improve their system of grading and reporting. It certainly has transformed ours!" -- Jeffrey Erickson, Assistant Principal
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