Assessment of Learning with a Competency-Based System: How to Start

http://connectedprincipals.com/archives/6806

This article, by , discusses his school’s approach to grading.  It specifically targets standards and the use of assessments (formative and summative) in determining a student’s comprehension.  Their commitment to rolling grades (no quarter averages…either you can demonstrate knowledge or you are put on a plan) shows how invested they are in students gaining a real understanding of the material.

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