Podcast for Learning Lab Radio – “Standards Based Grading: Focus on Understanding”

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9.28.16 Feedback for Learning

9.21.16 To Grade or Not to Grade?

9.14.16 Getting Started with Standards Based Grading

9.7.16 Vital Components of Learning

8.31.16 Starting Off the Year with Standards-Based Learning

5.25.16 UbD and SBL

5.18.16 Factors that Distort Grades

5.11.16 FAQs About Standards Based Grading from Students and Parents

5.4.16 Growth Mindset and Standards Based Learning

4.27.16 7 Ps of Grading with Ken O.Connor

4.20.16 Design

4.13.16 Standards Based Grading in a Traditional Setting

4.6.16 Process and Impact of Feedback

3.23.16 The Game of School

3.16.16 Sound Assessment Design

3.9.16 Standards Based Grading at the Secondary Level

3.2.16 Scaling Standards Based Grading School-Wide

2.24.16 Practical Reassessment Procedures

2.17.16 Helping Students Overcome Roadblocks to Standards Based Learning

2.10.16 Focus on Learning

2.3.16 Reconsidering Homework

1.27.16 The Journey of Learning

1.20.16 Questions from the #sblchat PLN

1.13.16 Questions from the #sblchat PLN

1.6.16 Do Grades Reflect Learning?

12.16.15 Reflections FOR Learning

12.9.15 Busting the Myths of Grading

12.2.15 Assessment FOR or OF Learning?

11.18.15 Standards Based Learning and Grading Resource Smackdown

11.11.15 Creativity in Standards Based Environments

11.4.15 Moving grades to the background

10.28.15 Determining/Defining Proficiency Levels

10.21.15 How SBL Promotes Motivation and Grit

10.14.15 Behavioral Grading

10.7.15 School Climate with SBL/SBG

9.30.15 Reassessment

9.23.15 Feedback – the fuel for learning

9.16.15 Overcoming the Hurdles of SBG

9.9.15 Effective Grading Practices

5.20.15 I’ve got the SBG philosophy, now what?

5.13.15 Questions for the Grade Doctor

5.6.15 Sound Assessment Practices

4.29.15 Change, it’s a love hate relationship

4.22.15 Growth Mindset and Standards Based Learning

4.15.15 Student Self-assessment with Standards Based Learning and Grading

4.8.15 Standards Based Learning and Grading in a Traditional World

3.25.15 Common Roadblocks to Standards Based Grading

3.18.15 Building Practical Reassessment Procedures

3.11.15 Why SBL? Creativity and Innovation

3.4.15 Redesigning Traditional Homework Practices

2.25.15 Assessment: From Planning to Execution

2.18.15 Effective Communication of Standards Based Grading

2.11.15 The Non-negotiables of Standards Based Grading

2.4.15 The Game of School

1.28.15 A Shadow of a Grade

1.21.15 #sblchat and #1to1techat mashup – Technology and Standards Based Learning and Grading

1.14.15 Reducing Fear and Anxiety with Standards Based Grading

1.7.15 Standards Based Unit and Lesson Planning

12.17.14 Standards Based Grading Spiral Review

12.10.14 Strategies and resources that support Standards Based Grading

12.4.14 (#mschat) Grading

12.3.14 Accurate, Meaningful, and Consistent Grading Practices

11.19.14 Performance Levels

11.12.14 Student Paradigm Shift to SBG

11.5.14 Grade Distortion

10.22.14 How Standards Based Learning and Grading Support Motivation and Grit 

10.15.14 FAQs of Standards Based Grading from Students and Parents

10.8.14 School/Staff Climate When Transitioning to SBG/SBL

10.1.14 Defending Standards Based Grading Practices

9.24.14 Formative assessment and Feedback

9.17.14 Redos, Retakes, Reassessment and Student Success

9.10.14 Responsibility in Standards Based Culture

9.3.14 Proficiency Levels

8.27.14 Standards Based Leadership

8.20.14 Crafting Standards Based Learning Experiences

8.13.14 Why Should I Change How I grade?

7.16.14 SBL Summer Reflection and Inspiration

5.21.14 Spiral Review/Reflection

5.14.14 SBL/SBG Myth Debunking

4.30.13 Zero impact: Grading malpractice

4.23.14 SBL/SBG for Exceptional/Struggling Learners

4.16.14 Much Ado about Homework

4.9.14 Building a Caring SBL/SBG Culture

4.2.14 – Open forum discussion on Standards Based Learning and Grading

3.26.14 – Scaling Standards Based Grading/Learning School and District Wide

3.19.14 – Standards Based Grading in a Traditional Setting

3.12.14 – Making the shift from traditional to standards based learning and grading

3.5.14 – Computerized Grading Programs and SBG

2.26.14 – Leadership for Standards-Based Learning & Grading

2.19.14 – Communicating Standards Based Learning and Grading

1.29.14 – Assessing to Learn: Formative & Summative Assessment

1.22.14 – Homework and Formative Assessment

1.15.14 – What’s in a Grade?

1.8.14 – Standards Based Learning

12.18.13 – Percentages vs. Levels

12.11.13 – Pushing Learning ‘Out of the Box’

12.4.13 – Fostering Innovation through SBG and SBL

11.20.13 – Facilitate Growth through Standards-Based Grading guest blog posts

A Teacher’s Journey of Positive Deviance

Culture Shock Ahead for Standards Based Education

Separating Student Behavior in Standards Based Learning

Setting the Standards


Rick Wormeli – website

Ken O’Connor – website

Tom Schimmer – website

Power of ICU – website

Vermont Standards Based Learning Collective