Using grading systems to promote analytical thinking skills, responsibility, and refection

Chesbro, Robert
September 2008
Science Scope;Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p58
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of grade-to-date sheet (GTDS) to promote analytical thinking skills, responsibility and refection of middle school students. It serves as a means for students to scrutinize mathematical systems and their own classroom performance. It also promotes responsible record keeping and analytical thinking skills, while serving as an effective performance communication tool for both parents and students. It is suggested that the system should be used in a way that benefits students on multiple levels.


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