ERIC Number: EJ543684
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Meaning of Grades.
Teixeira, Serna E.
Social Studies Review, v36 n1 p84-85 Fall 1996
Asserts that students see grades as an indicator of effort unconnected to the content of the course while teachers regard grades as a measure of achievement within a discipline. Discusses some of the current controversies and approaches concerning grades and how they relate to school reform. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Inflation, Grades (Scholastic), Graduation Requirements, Instructional Improvement, School Policy, Social Studies, Student Improvement, Student Reaction, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A