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hello. in my school we have an 80% summitive and 20% formative grading scale. so tests and quizes are 80% and homework is 20% can i get a quote on w or two on why this should be changed, or how it sets kids up for failure?

2011-12-07
Andrew Buzzeo
 

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Doctor
says:

80/20 is OK as a transition from traditional practice but sooner rather than later it needs to
be 100/0 summative/formative because for formative assessment to be effective it needs to
provide students with descriptive feedback without scores.

 

 

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