YES! YES! YES! You’ve always averaged grades. Your teachers averaged grades when you were in school and it worked fine. It works fine for your students. Does it? Just as we teach our students, we don’t want to fall for Argumentum ad populum: something is true or good just because a lot of people think it’s true or good. Let’s take a look at the case against averaging grades.If you have not read this, PLEASE do so and share with every teacher you know.