Teaching Opinion The Best Way to Use Grades for Motivating Students
Comparing themselves to others can make some kids feel like they can’t catch up. Here’s how to fix it.
Student Achievement What the Research Says Pace of Grade Inflation Picked Up During the Pandemic, Study Says
But the ACT found that the higher grades were not reflected in college-admission test scores.
School & District Management From Our Research Center As Delta Variant Spreads, Twice as Many K-12 Leaders Pivot to Hybrid Learning
Twenty percent of school and district leaders now report that they’ll adopt hybrid instructional models, up from 10 percent a month earlier.
Assessment Opinion Grading Has Always Been an Imperfect Exercise. COVID-19 Made It Worse
It’s hard reducing the complexity of each student’s social, emotional, and academic learning to a letter grade. Maybe we’re doing it wrong.
Reading & Literacy Opinion 'I No Longer Give Grades on Student Writing Assignments, and It's the Best Thing Ever!'
Five educators share how they have helped students motivate themselves to revise their writing.
School & District Management From Our Research Center Vaccine Requirements, Failing Grades, Teacher Evaluations: Our Latest Survey Results
Fifty-seven percent of teachers, principals, and district leaders oppose vaccine requirements as a condition of employment or enrollment.
Student Achievement Should Schools Be Giving So Many Failing Grades This Year?
As the pandemic rages, schools are seeing a parallel surge in the numbers of students with Ds and Fs.