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Standards Based Grading Q and A
Q: What is Standards-Based Grading?
Standards-Based Grading is a refined way of reporting what students
know and how they demonstrate their learning of state content standards.
Q: What is the purpose of Standards-Based Grading?
The purpose of Standards-Based Grading is to align grading with the
Colorado State Standards as measured by consistent and accurate student
achievement data and common criteria for grading.
Q: What is the goal of Standards-Based Grading?
The primary goal of SBG is to better communicate what each student
knows and is able to do according to content standards and separately
assess the influence of positive and consistent work habits on student
Q: How does Standards-Based Grading work?
Traditional grading averages all of the work and other subjective
factors that a student has done over time. SBG removes extraneous
factors and solely focuses on proficiency. Standards-Based Grading
assesses a student’s overall work and their most recent work so it
really tells us what a student has learned and what they now know rather
than what they knew walking into the class.
Q: How does this differ from traditional letter grades?
Standards-based grading reports tell us what students have actually
learned and know. Standards-based grading measures students’ knowledge
content over time by reporting the most recent, consistent level of
performance. Traditional grading often includes other subjective factors
like attendance, effort, homework and attitude, which might influence
the grade positively or negatively. In standards based grading, we will
report proficiency and work habits separately in order to give a more
accurate report of student progress toward mastery of grade level
uses TS Gold, which is a state requirement. It measures academic,
social and emotional growth and is aligned to content standards. It
will be documented 3 times per year.
Common Core Standards link http://www.corestandards.org/
Common Core Standards
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