The Continuing Educator
What is “Grading for Learning?” with Myron Dueck and Brooke Mabry (Ep. 2)
May 4, 2021
To successfully create the conditions where grading for learning practices may thrive, consider first the importance of ensuring student-centered assessment. Hear from experts on how formative assessment is crucial to cultivating a growth-mindset in a safe, respectful classroom environment, and learn how to invite students to be co-pilots in the assessment and feedback cycle rather than passengers.
Two years on from the start of the pandemic and we’re starting to see a glimmer of hope and pieces of normalcy return to our schools and classrooms. But as we move forward, we cannot ignore the lingering impact of pandemic disruptions.
Equity is not a buzzword. It’s not a synonym for diversity. So, what is it? Fenesha Hubbard and Joyce Smith of NWEA join the pod to show what schools and classrooms would look like if we truly valued equity in the context of instruction.
The NWEA stances on writing lay out a clear vision for the future of writing instruction. This paper addresses what writing is, why it’s important and how the organization can better meet the needs of the writers we serve through our products, services, research and advocacy.