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ERIC Number: EJ555002
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1725
The Keepers of Numbers: Teachers' Perspectives on Grades.
Blount, H. Parker
Educational Forum, v61 n4 p329-34 Sum 1997
Grades are value judgments. They are not essential for learning, and they are motivating only as an exchange medium in a system that requires them. They are not a necessary method of assessment or measurement. Grading engenders conflicts between objectivity and the humanity of teaching. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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