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January 24, 2014

Rick Wormeli on Homework and Grading

by Chris Lindholm

Series Post #2:

How much should homework count in a student’s grade for a class?  As a young teacher I Fair Isn't Always Equalproudly professed that a student could earn F’s on all of my tests/assessments and still pull off a B in the class if they completed their homework and did it well.  As I’ve learned more about standards based instruction, differentiation, and standards based grading I’ve become quite ashamed of those early declarations.  I was missing a fundamental understanding of the role of homework, the role of assessments, and the definition of what a grade in a class actually is.

Here is @RickWormeli on How Much Should Homework Count in a class grade:


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