Standards Based Assessments and Standards Based Grading


Presenter: Steve Hoelscher

Target Grade Level: 6th-8th, 9th-12th

Target Audience Level: All Levels

Relevant Curricular Areas: School Improvement

Related ISTE Standards: Assessment and Evaluation

Strand: Professional Learning

Session Description: What does a grade mean at Lee HS/MS? This presentation will try to answer that question by providing information about standards based assessments matched with standards based grading. Examples from other schools that use standards based grading will be provided.

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will explore the value of developing standards based assessments.
  • Participants will examine the idea of establishing standards based grading for their courses.
  • Participants will have an opportunity to examine what other schools are doing around standards based grading.