Grading for Equity Spring 2021
Examine our inherited approaches to grading and learn about equitable grading practices that are more accurate, bias-resistant, & motivational. Learn with videos, readings, exercises, & a live Q&A with Joe! Optional purchase of Grading for Equity.
Grading for Equity: Interactive
In addition to the course content (videos, readings, exercises, live Q & A), you'll submit each exercise for individualized feedback from our coaches—teachers experienced with equitable grading practices! Optional purchase of Grading for Equity.
Self pace your learning about equitable grading through videos and exercises.
Become more aware of the history of our grading and its negative impact.
Explore equitable grading practices that are accurate, bias-resistant, and motivational.
Connect with and learn from teacher colleagues from all over the country.
“I wish every educator in my school, in my district, well, every educator everywhere, could take this course and gather this information. Most of us became educators because we want what is best for students - yet the very practices we spent years developing to create the most accurate and fair system is inherently detrimental. It is a sad but necessary reality to be aware of this so that we can take the steps needed to combat this.”April, High School Teacher
“Thank you for designing this class to parallel the work of your book. As an administrator, you have given me a valuable tool to use as I walk with my department chairs and staff in this sensitive yet critical work.”Jori, High School Administrator
“What’s powerful about this is that this is not ‘This is what we’re expecting you to do,’ but instead it’s a chance to be introspective and clear on what your own goals are for your classroom and do they match with how you grade. I think every teacher should go through this.”Sarah, High School Science Dept. Chair
“This is all about equity. This is grading and assessing students on what they do inside the classroom, not based on their lives outside the classroom. It’s about giving every student second chances, and third chances, and more, to learn. It’s about giving every student hope. Just like we have standards-based grading, this is equity-based grading—grading in a way that is fair and transparent to students, parents, teachers, everybody.”Mike, Middle School Math Teacher