Developing Standards-Based Report Cards

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781452272269

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"Guskey and Bailey offer realistic solutions to improving how educators communicate a student′s academic progress to all stakeholders. Their work provides a faculty with the research, step-by-step guidelines, and reporting templates to begin the dialogue to develop a standards-based report card. Without a doubt, this work is a model for schools that want to improve their system of grading and reporting. It certainly has transformed ours!"
—Jeffrey Erickson, Assistant Principal
Minnetonka High School, MN

Develop standards-based report cards that are meaningful to students, parents, and educators!

Although schools have moved toward standards-based curriculum and instruction, grading practices and reporting systems have remained largely unchanged. Helping school leaders gain support for transitioning from traditional to standards-based report cards, this book guides educators in aligning assessment and reporting practices with standards-based education and providing more detailed reports of children′s learning and achievement.

A standards-based report card breaks down each subject area into specific elements of learning to offer parents and educators a more thorough description of each child′s progress toward proficiency. This accessible volume:

Provides a clear framework for developing standards-based report cardsShows how to communicate with parents, students, and other stakeholders about changesIllustrates how to achieve grading consistency without increasing teachers′ workloads or violating their professional autonomy

Filled with examples of standards-based report cards that can be adapted to a school′s needs, this practical resource shows district and school administrators how to establish reporting practices that facilitate learning.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781412940870, 9781412940863, 9781452272269, 1452272263
Language eng
Number of Pages 248
Edition 1st