Grading Practices

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Research on Grading Practices that Support Learning

Stiggins, R. From Formative Assessment to Assessment for Learning: A Path to Success in Standards-Based Schools. Phi Delta Kappan v. 87 no. 4 (December 2005) p. 324-8    Read article

Stiggins, R. Assessment Through the Student's Eyes. Educational Leadership v. 64 no. 8 (May 2007) p. 22-6    Read article

Black, P. J., et. al., Inside the black box: raising standards through classroom assessment. Phi Delta Kappan v. 80 no. 2 (October 1998) p. 139-44+  Read article

Black, P., et. al., Working Inside the Black Box: Assessment for Learning in the Classroom. Phi Delta Kappan v. 86 no. 1 (September 2004) p. 8-21  Read article

Clymer, J. B., et. al., Improving the Way We Grade Science. Educational Leadership v. 64 no. 4 (December 2006/January 2007) p. 36-42  Read article

Christopher, S. Homework: A Few Practice Arrows. Educational Leadership v. 65 no. 4 (December 2007/January 2008) p. 74-5  Read article

Wormeli, R. Accountability: Teaching Through Assessment and Feedback, Not Grading. American Secondary Education v. 34 no. 3 (Summer 2006) p. 14-27  Read article

Ryan, T. E. Motivating Novice Students to Read their Textbooks. Journal of Instructional Psychology v. 33 no. 2 (June 2006) p. 135A, 136-40   (college research that applies to high school students as well)  Read article

Landrum, R. E., et. al., Grading Without Points: Does It Hurt Student Performance?. College Teaching v. 54 no. 4 (Fall 2006) p. 298-301  (importance of feedback in the learning process)  Read article

Clarke, P., et. al., Leading Learning that Makes a Difference. Education Canada v. 48 no. 1 (Winter 2007/2008) p. 49-51  (school district develops system to provide meaningful feedback to students to support learning)  Read article

Brookhart, S. M. Feedback That Fits. Educational Leadership v. 65 no. 4 (December 2007/January 2008) p. 54-9   (providing feedback to students that contributes to learning)  Read article