Category Archives: Standards Based Learning

Standards Based Learning

Last year my honors class and I researched Standards Based Learning and worked together to make the switch. This year, with the help of coworkers and my new assistant principal, I will be implementing the practice in all of my … Continue reading

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Standards Base Grading at SFS

My freshman honors students were asked to research SBG and put together a presentation about whether we should make the switch or not. This is what one group came up with.

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SBG Has Opened My Eyes

Due to snow days, cold weather days, and a class full of students bursting with creativity, my class still has not presented on standards based grading. I think every group is going to present a proposal in favor of SBG, … Continue reading

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SBG, Something to Fear?

I had my class discussion on standards based grading with my freshmen honors students, and I can tell you, there was complete panic in the room.  I suppose I should have anticipated it, but SBG just sounds like such a … Continue reading

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Students, What Do Your Grades Mean?

As I was contemplating the best way to introduce standards based grading (SBG) into my classroom, I thought, why not have the students help?  If the whole point of SBG is to provide better feedback and help the students understand … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Revolution? Standards Based Grading

As an alternatively certified educator, I often wondered whether grading was taught in college education classes.  Many times I’d be entering grades in my grade book wondering “what do these really mean?”  I’m constantly changing categories and percentages with no … Continue reading

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