Course DescriptionGrading for Equity is a book that takes on one of the most challenging and emotionally charged conversations in education today; our inconsistent grading practices and how they can inadvertently exacerbate the achievement gap and create inequitable outcomes for our students. The author, Joe Feldman, shares the history of how our current grading practices came to be, what the research says about motivating students to want to achieve and specific grading practices that are equitable and actually take less time for teachers to implement as compared to many of our current practices. This is a must-read for educators wanting to have a fair and equitable way to
monitor teaching and learning.
By the end of this course participants will:
- Understand the foundation and history behind our current grading practices.
- Understand the “why” behind making grading practices more equitable.
- Learn specific grading practices that are more equitable.