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How to Grade for Learning
Updated Edition of Bestseller

How to Grade for Learning
Linking Grades to Standards

Fourth Edition

Forewords by Garnet Hillman and Rick Stiggins

October 2017 | 400 pages | Corwin
Foreword by Rick Stiggins
About the Author
1. Basing Grades on Standards
2. Using Performance Standards
3. Grading Individual Achievement
4. Sampling Student Performance
5. Emphasizing More Recent Evidence
6. Crunching Numbers
7. Quality Assessment and Keeping Records
8. Involving Students in Grading and Assessment
9. Putting It All Together
10. More Grading Issues
11. Communicating Student Achievement to Others
12. The Way Ahead
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Guidelines for Grading in Standards-Based Systems
Appendix C: Educational Testing Service (ATI) Grading Guidelines
Appendix D: A Proposed Grading Policy
Appendix E: Classroom Assessment Principles, Goals, and Guidelines
Appendix F: Grading Policy for Mrs. Gilbert's Class
Appendix G: Self-Reflection on Classroom Grading Practices Survey
Appendix H: A Testimonial on the Impact of Assessment and Grading for Learning: An Alberta Teacher’s Self-Reflection on English Language Arts Assessment
Appendix I: International Baccalaureate Student Organization Conversion Scale
Additional Resources
Key features
  • Provides clear guidelines for creating good grades
  • Defines the purpose of each guideline
  • Illustrates with examples
  • Discusses and analyzes key elements
  • Supplies overviews of various grading programs and calculation strategies

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