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I was really interested in moving my grading towards a 4 point scale instead of the 100 point scale. How do I describe a 4 versus a 3 to a students with respect to an outcome. What should I put on a course outline to parents so that they know how to interpret the 1, 2, 3 or 4?

2011-10-26
Julie Biluk
 

The
Grade
Doctor
says:

You need to put it in more formal language but 4 is Wow, 3 is got it, 2 is nearly there and 1 is
Oops or Not yet.

 

Travis M.'s
Comment

2014-09-27

I am also trying to implement this 4 point grade scale. However, my problem is that when I
input an assignment, I put points possible is 4. If I use a 4 point rubric, and the student
gets a 3.25/4 he is now receiving a 81.25 but in the 4 point grade scale system I received
he is supposed to be getting a 87-89%. I am so confused on how to get this into a
gradebook and it to come out appropriately


The Grade Doctor's
Comment

2014-09-28

Which gradebook are you using? You need to be able to turn off automatic conversion to percentages. It probably involves where you or someone inputed the grading scale.

 

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