TITLE

Making the Grade in Middle School

AUTHOR(S)
Dyrness, Ruth; Dyrness, Albert
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the regarding the making and formulation and making of grade in middle schools. It is believed that the right grading policies can promote both self-esteem and academic success among middle schoolers. The author stresses that the initial step for achieving accurate assessment is acknowledging the inherent difficulty. In designing an appropriate grading system, middle school teachers have the added burden of dealing with the mental and emotional challenges of adolescence.
ACCESSION #
31413574

 

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