Standards and Inquiry

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3 Peaks and 3 Pits of Standards-Based Grading | Edutopia

3 Peaks and 3 Pits of Standards-Based Grading | Edutopiahttps://www.edutopia.org/blog/peaks-pits-standards-based-grading-josh-workWhen one school switched from traditional to standards-based grading, they saw positive changes in mindset, assessments, and communication — but there’s still room for improvement.

SOME LIMITATIONS OF OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION

SOME LIMITATIONS OF OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATIONhttp://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/virtual_disk_library/index.cgi/4273355/FID1736/journals/enc2373/2373.htmDuring the 1980s Americans concluded that their schools were in serious trouble and that many children were not learning. In fact, children learn all the time; they are wonderful learners. They learn how to talk and walk, ride bicycles, and handle their parents and teachers. Schools take on the responsibility for planning the learning of children through the curriculum. As numerous educational reports and studies have recently shown, schools do not do this very successfully. One of the panaceas offered as a solution to this problem is an optimistic philosophy rooted in a “success for all” ideology of educational restructuring, a philosophy that may be broadly called “Outcome-Based Education” (OBE).

Standards-Based Definition - The Glossary of Education Reform

Standards-Based Definition – The Glossary of Education Reformhttp://edglossary.org/standards-based/In education, the term standards-based refers to systems of instruction, assessment, grading, and academic reporting that are based on students demonstrating understanding or mastery of the knowledge and skills they are expected to learn as they progress through their education. In a school that uses standards-based approaches to educating students, learning standards—i.e., concise, written descriptions of …

Educational Leadership:Expecting Excellence:Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading

Educational Leadership:Expecting Excellence:Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Gradinghttp://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/oct08/vol66/num02/Seven_Reasons_for_Standards-Based_Grading.aspxOne grading practice that is gaining popularity is standards-based grading, which involves measuring students’ proficiency on well-defined course objectives (Tomlinson &…
Moving from structured to open inquiry: Challenges and limitshttp://www.icaseonline.net/sei/december2012/p6.pdfThe article provides science educators with definitions of inquiry and its levels, relating them to real-world scientific processes. Such an educational shift entails a fundamental cultural change in the epistemology of science learning in schools, shifting it from ‘instructionism’ to social constructivist learning.

RELATING RESEARCH TO PRACTICE

RELATING RESEARCH TO PRACTICEhttp://rr2p.org/article/205In this study, researchers compared two different forms of inquiry, guided and open. The authors found that open inquiry was more effective than guided inquiry in building…

Outcome-based education - Wikipedia

Outcome-based education – Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outcome-based_educationOutcome-based education (OBE) is an educational theory that bases each part of an educational system around goals (outcomes). By the end of the educational experience, each…

Skills inquiry: curriculum is ‘limiting opportunities’

Skills inquiry: curriculum is ‘limiting opportunities’http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/news/skills-inquiry-curriculum-is-limiting-opportunities/A nine-month inquiry by the Skills Commission has concluded that the current curriculum is hampering skills education. It has also raised concerns about a lack of school-employer…
What Education as Inquiry Is and Isn’thttp://www.mantleoftheexpert.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/jh-what-education-as-inquiry-is-and-isnt.pdfThere was a good deal of talk about what inquiry was and wasn’t, how one should and shouldn’t go about implementing it, and what was and wasn’t possible. Participating in that conversation, and reflecting on it later, helped me clarify what “education as inquiry” means to me. Education

A Beginner’s Guide to Standards Based Grading | On Teaching and Learning Mathematics

A Beginner’s Guide to Standards Based Grading | On Teaching and Learning Mathematicshttps://blogs.ams.org/matheducation/2015/11/20/a-beginners-guide-to-standards-based-grading/By Kate Owens, Instructor, Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston In the past, I was frustrated with grades. Usually they told me very little about what a student did or didn’t know. Also, my students didn’t always know what topics they understood and on what topics they needed more wor
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