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Tuesday, August 4 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote 3: The Courage to Grade Ethically and Accurately: First Steps

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Across our nation, the consensus is clear, grades better mean what they say. Schools are responding by choosing integrity in their grading practices, choosing consistency, accuracy, and ethics instead of distorting grade reports with elements not indicative of the evidence of learning teachers claim to be reporting via the grade. We’re also keenly aware of the inequities now exacerbated by pandemic-induced remote instruction, and wondering what elements in evidence-based grading transfer to online teaching. If we are professional educators, we navigate these new waters with resolute conviction to do right by our students and modern instructional practices, placing compassion at the forefront of accountability.  Join us for a provocative and myth-busting address on the courage and practical first steps it takes to do  just this, including insights on re-do’s, stepping away from the uniform school calendar, defining grades, disaggregation, formative assessments, separating work habits from academic reports, 0’s on the 100-point scale, descriptive feedback, and more. Mark your calendars today for this dynami

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Rick Wormeli

Educator and Consultant
Rick Wormeli is one of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America. He is the author of the award-winning book Meet Me in the Middle as well as the best-selling books Day One and Beyond, Fair Isn't Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom (Second... Read More →

Tuesday August 4, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
Zoom Room 1