Thursday, June 23, 2011

Grading For Learning - The Dream

So, Bronwyn and I facilitated a group of teachers who worked for hours writing learning targets. It was a dedicated group of teachers and super inspirational to see their work and listen to their conversations. They talked about everything from specific assessment questions, to choosing the perfect verb for the learning target. They struggled with the idea of long term targets and supporting targets and exactly how would this look in a grade book? Then the conversation got interesting. So here's the question for all of you:

What is required in a gradebook to support this idea of "grading for learning"?