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Blended Learning 9: Grading during the Pandemic Public

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Learners will grapple with grading during the Pandemic and explore best practices.

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Grading During the Pandemic

Read 4 articles, then contribute to the Quicktopic "Grading in the Online Environment", by explaining what you believe would be a fair grading practice during the pandemic. Take a snapshot of your comment and submit it as evidence of learning for this badge. More Info

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Resources


1) Read the Edutopia article by Andrew Miller at https://www.edutopia.org/article/summative-assessment-distance-learning
2) Read the article “Should Schools be Giving So Many Failing Grades this Year?” https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V0ahkgy1igcYILgiwoYc2gK2YxTunUgX/view?usp=drivesdk
3) Read the Article by Joe Feldman and Douglas Reeves for Educational Leadership, Grading During the Pandemic” https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CUZt71-GZDeRatDIDpKWXWlunt9b_-wa/view?usp=drivesdk
4) Read the article by Douglas B. Reeves, “The Case Against the Zero” https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Oy024XNL4ua7HlgxEN_XVHwMSveYExhD/view?usp=drivesdk

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After reading the 4 articles, contribute to the Quicktopic "Grading in the Online Environment" at https://www.quicktopic.com/53/H/Nd3HfPRG9xLK, by describing a fair grading practice during the pandemic or any similar hybrid/remote learning environment.  Take a snapshot of your comment and submit it as evidence of learning for this badge. 

In your Quicktopic response please be sure to:
  • Introduce the badge and topic you are discussing. For example, “For Blended Learning 9, It is important to evaluate grading practices in the hybrid/online environment” 
  • Be sure to specifically reference each of the resources.
  • Comment on at least one other post (unless you are the first respondent on the topic.)


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