Highlighting Mistakes: A Grading Strategy

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Feedback, Formative Assessment, EGPD17, student ownership, set of 8, F16TLCSO2, F17TLCID5, F17TLCSO3, S17PPSTS3, Su18LAL
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Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS III: Teachers plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students.
    • Element B: Teachers use formal and informal methods to assess student learning, provide feedback, and use results to inform planning and instruction.

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This seven-minute video show how teacher Leah Alcala moved from assigning grades to highlighting errors on the test.  In this video, she shares how this has shifted students' focus to learning from mistakes.  

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