This is going to be a pretty short post. Here's the very short list of things I want to make sure I'm doing concerning grading this coming year.
- Have an answer key or a very well written rubric to help make grading a mindless task
- When employing standards-based grading, make sure that essential skills (those that aren't covered by your standards) are still part of the curriculum
- Provide a rubric for feedback that is given to students (i.e. a rubric with which I can rate the quality of feedback that I'm giving students) side note: This may or may not be something that I tell my students about. Mostly I just want to make sure that I'm giving my students quality feedback.
That's it for grading. Told you it'd be short. As always, comments and feedback are super welcome.