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How One Teacher Made the Shift to Standards-Based Grading and Never Looked Back 1

This post was written by Michal Eynon-Lynch as a featured interview with me for Haiku Learning. It is re-posted here with permission. The words and ideas expressed here are those of Michal.   Transitioning to a new style of grading is fraught with challenges; it is not a task that an educator pursues lightly. Before considering such a change, […]

Courtesy of the Michigan Department of Education

What Exactly Is Standards Based Education?

When students, parents, and educators alike hear the word “standardized” most think of a fill-in-the-ovals multiple-choice test that is viewed as a judgement of a student’s academic worth. Though standardized tests have become a staple of U.S. education, they are neither the end, nor the means, of standards in education. The education reform of the […]