Saturday, September 21, 2013

Same concept, simple format

Our school is standards-based, which means we don't give letter grades.

Instead, students are evaluated on rubrics, aligned to the standards, to truly show growth and mastery of a skill.  The standards are continually taught, assessed, retaught and reassessed to allow students multiple opportunities to demonstrate success.

My students and I frequently engage in conversations about growth and that it's okay not to be an expert at everything.

I stumbled upon this on pinterest this morning:

And I absolutely love the way it's phrased.  It perfectly aligns with my classroom philosophy.

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