Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Assessment

Assessment

Related Tags: New Teachers
More Related Discussions
3 Replies 1036 Views
I recently attended a workshop on assessment. It made me realize that what I was doing in class was not the best and gave me a few ideas on how to improve it. I have also been reading about experiences of teachers not giving any grades to their students and all this got me thinking about assessment and grades in general : what should be graded? Quizzes and tests? Work done in class, projects, participation, presentations? How do you grade? Do you grade everything? If I give an assignment to students, they work in class and I make sure that they do their work properly...shouldn't the grade at the end be the maximum? Should I grade only chapter tests to make sure that the students master the skills I have been teaching in a specific chapter? I am very confused about all this and would like to hear your opinion and practice regarding assessments and grades.

Comments (3 Replies)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS

Discussion The Black Sheep of Teaching

Last comment 6 days 13 hours ago in Teacher Educators

blog Mastering the Teaching Game

Last comment 1 day 15 hours ago in Teaching Strategies

Discussion The Rookie Survival Kit: What to Buy for Your First Classroom

Last comment 1 week 11 hours ago in New Teachers

Discussion Advice on Where to Apply for Teacher Prep Student Teaching?

Last comment 1 week 6 days ago in New Teachers

Discussion Why I Became a Catholic School Teacher

Last comment 2 weeks 3 days ago in New Teachers

Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion.