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Academic grading in the United States - Wikipedia

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Education in the United States ... The typical grades awarded for participation in a course are (from highest to ...

Are Letter Grades Failing Our Students? - NEA Today

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Aug 19, 2015 ... In an Iowa district, letter grades on report cards are supplemented by more ... outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.

12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education | TeachThought

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Nov 27, 2012 ... 12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education. by Terry Heick. Few artifacts of formal learning are as iconic as the letter grade. What can I do to ...

The Pros & Cons of Report Cards & Letter Grades | Education ...

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Issued up to four times throughout the school year, “letter grade” report cards detail students' general academic performance. As many public schools are ...

Can We Get Beyond Letter Grades? - ASCD

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It's time to bring our reporting and marking systems in line with our updated education practices. This means breaking away from letter grades.

Letter Grades Deserve an 'F' - The Atlantic

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Mar 12, 2014 ... Letter grades are a tradition in our educational system, and we accept them as fair and objective measures of academic success. However ...

5 Common Reasons for the Importance of Letter Grades - Etale

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Apr 10, 2013 ... Given the wide variety of assessment possibilities today, why do so many educational institutions remain committed to using letter grades?

Grading Systems - SCHOOL, HIGHER EDUCATION - Students ...

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Grading and reporting are relatively recent phenomena in education. ... Many elementary teachers continue to use traditional letter grades and record a single  ...

The Case Against Grades (##) - Alfie Kohn

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Here, our task is to take a hard look at the second practice, the use of letters or ... and '90s, educational psychologists systematically studied the effects of grades.

Do Grades Do Any Good? | Education.com

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For many families, the grade is the goal. But what do those letters really mean? And do they really do any good?