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ERIC Number: EJ896431
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Grading Exceptional Learners
Jung, Lee Ann; Guskey, Thomas R.
Educational Leadership, v67 n5 p31-35 Feb 2010
Teachers often grapple with the challenge of giving report card grades to students with learning disabilities and English language learners. The authors offer a five-step model that "offers a fair, accurate, and legal way to adapt the grading process for exceptional learners." The model begins with a high-quality reporting system for all students that bases grades on clearly articulated standards for student learning and that provides separate grades for three types of learning criteria: products, processes, and progress. Teachers then follow the five steps to identify standards for which a particular student needs special support, to develop modified standards when necessary, and to assign clear grades on the basis of performance on the modified standards.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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