Sackstein, S. (2016, February 14). Shifting the Grading Mindset Starts With Our Words. Retrieved July 11, 2018

Language matters. It’s that simple. What we say and how we say it has a big impact on how students and other stakeholders respond to our choices. Students are always waiting from a variety of cues from their teachers and peers to determine what and how much they are learning. So rather than perpetuate the issues around grading by using the same language we’ve always used, it’s time to be deliberate in the shift as we change our assessment practices.

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