Standards-based grading (SBG) has grown in popularity over the past few years. However, many teachers wonder why they should switch from a traditional grading system. This article explores how standards-based grading can more accurately reflect what students learn and encourage changes in students’ attitude toward learning in the process. This article promotes Iowa Teaching Standards 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
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"Holding Ourselves to a Higher Standard: Using Standards-Based Grading in Science as a Means to Improve Teaching and Learning,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 38
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol38/iss3/3