TITLE

GRADING Exceptional Learners

AUTHOR(S)
Jung, Lee Ann; Guskey, Thomas R.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Feb2010, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a five-step model for grading students with disabilities and English language learners fairly and accurately. The product, process, and progress learning criteria related to standards are explored. According to the article, after a high-quality grading system is established, schools can establish a five-step model that provides a framework for grading exceptional learners. It is suggested that teachers ask themselves whether or not the standard is an appropriate expectation without adaptations, followed by determining what type of adaptation the standard needs. Other parts of the model discussed include modified standards and communicating the meaning of the grade.
ACCESSION #
47791470

 

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