Grading and Learning: Practices That Support Student Achievement

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9781935542841: Grading and Learning: Practices That Support Student Achievement

Grades should reflect and help motivate learning. This book illustrates ways teachers can shift their practices to conduct accurate, constructive assessments that not only maintain the integrity of essential education objectives, but also motivate students and enhance learning. Through detailed strategies, educators will learn how to grade individual assignments and give report card grades that accurately reflect and clearly communicate student achievement. Further examples help educators translate state standards into curriculum goals and derive intended learning goals from them.

This teacher-friendly resource has a conversational tone and includes anecdotes from the author's own experiences as an educator to illustrate strategies for improvement in grading and learning. Terminology related to grading and assessment is clearly defined, and the book provides many concrete examples and scenarios that educators will find relatable, relevant, and effective in improving their assessment and reporting processes and supporting students' motivation to learn.


* Provides 12 detailed strategies for grading and reporting that support and motivate student learning and provide teachers with accurate feedback regarding student achievement

* Defines terminology related to assessment, grading, and reporting

* Makes recommendations for clearly communicating grades and grading policies to parents and students

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About the Author:

Susan Brookhart, PhD, is a consultant for Brookhart Enterprises, LLC and a senior research associate for the Center for Advancing the Study of Teaching and Learning at Duquesne University. In these positions, Dr. Brookhart contributes her background as a public school teacher and university professor. She is an editorial board member of Teachers College Record, Applied Measurement in Education, and Educational Assessment. She is also a member of the National Council on Measurement in Education, American Educational Research Association, and Midwest Educational Research Association. Dr. Brookhart s expertise is in educational assessment, evaluation, and research.

With over 200 publications, presentations, and funded proposals, Dr. Brookhart is a renowned expert on assessment. She has won numerous awards, including the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Paper Award for Special Interest Groups/Classroom Assessment and a Certificate of Research Merit for Special Interest Groups/Classroom Assessment. She has been editor of Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice and has also edited several other educational journals throughout her career.

Dr. Brookhart earned a bachelor s degree from Arcadia University. She earned her teaching certificate in Ohio and a doctorate in educational research and evaluation from the Ohio State University.


Grading and Learning challenges our ideas about grades and provides specific strategies for changing the present, outdated system of grading students. This resource should be required for every 21st century teacher, preservice and veteran. --Jody Sherriff, Northern California Regional Director, K 12 Alliance/WestEd, Santa Ana, California

Sue Brookhart says two important things about grading: It s not about grading. It s about the learning and If you have to do it, you might as well do it well. What makes her book so valuable is that she then shows in practical ways how teachers can make school about learning, not grading. She does this by providing twelve strategies that teachers should use to make grading and reporting accurately reflect student achievement. --Ken O Connor, Independent Consultant, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

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Susan M. Brookhart
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ISBN 10: 1935542842 ISBN 13: 9781935542841
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