Report Card Models That Support Communication and Differentiation of Instruction

Salend, Spencer J.
March 2005
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p28
Academic Journal
Focuses on the need for teachers to consider the grading of students with special needs in the context of report card grading policies for all students in the U.S. Impact of differentiated instruction that supports student learning; Provision of guidelines and models for implementing equitable and legally sound report card systems that promote communication; Impact of grade-level differences on grading. INSETS: Untitled;Legal Guidelines for Grading Students.


Related Articles

  • ETHICAL ISSUES IN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION. Varner, Edited by Iris // Bulletin of the Association for Business Communication;Dec93, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p56 

    Calls for comments on ethical issues in grading the work of non-native speakers of English in a business communication course. Sample case; Questions to consider.

  • It's Not What You Say -- It's How You Say It. Duhamel, Karine // Education Canada;Winter2006/2007, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p76 

    The article offers reflections on the similarities between the teaching profession and politics. The author describes her experience writing her first report cards as a new teacher. The report card comments were deemed too harsh by the school administrators who requested that she rewrite the...

  • A Happy 'Median'? Wright, Russell G. // Phi Delta Kappan;Mar90, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p576 

    Presents a letter to the editor about the use of median strategy to determine a student's report card grade.

  • Designing a 'Report Card' That Communicates. walling, Donovan R. // Educational Leadership;Jan1975, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p258 

    Looks at some of the qualities needed in constructing a more effective and supportive grade reporting system. Information on traditional grade reporting systems; Categories of alternative reporting systems; Description of an effective report card.

  • Let's pop some corn and watch your report card. Greenwood, Theresa Winfrey // T H E Journal;Feb95, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p76 

    Speculates on the eventual demise of the traditional student's grade and performance reporting tools. Inadequacy of traditional reporting tools; Shift to a more qualitative approach to student evaluation; Video Report Card (VRC) as one example of technologically competent reporting device;...

  • REPORT CARDS AND READING LEVELS. Conyers, John G. // Education;Spring86, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p295 

    In this article the author examines the apparent conflict between the usual letter grade or percentage ranking used by most school districts to report a student's reading level to that student and his parents, and the checklist of behavioral objectives and reading skills used by most basal...

  • Student Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness: Student Engagement and Course Characteristics. Beran, Tanya; Violato, Claudio // Canadian Journal of Higher Education;2009, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p1 

    Characteristics of university courses and student engagement were examined in relation to student ratings of instruction. The Universal Student Ratings of Instruction instrument was administered to students at the end of every course at a major Canadian university over a three-year period. Using...

  • Is Grade Inflation Always Bad?  // Teaching Professor;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p5 

    A review of the article "Does learner-centered teaching promote grade improvement?" by A. M. Mostrom and P. Blumberg is presented.

  • The'I Deserve a Better Grade on This' Conversation.  // Teaching Professor;Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p3 

    The article discusses research on student-faculty interactions about disappointing grades. It references a study by M. L. Henningsen and colleagues, published in "Communication Education." The study found that only 16.8 percent of students who reported having received a grade they did not expect...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics