Making the Grade in Middle School

Dyrness, Ruth; Dyrness, Albert
March 2008
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p114
Academic Journal
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.


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