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What is the opinion of educators concerning a group grade for a
project? I was part of a group that did a project. We were all given
individual grades, mine was an 80. Overall the group grade was a 60.
Two of the four students in my group received grades of 35 and 45,
which was the reason for the group grade of 60. For me this does not
seem fair. The people working on the project attempted to have the
teacher talk to the students who were not pulling their fair share we
were told that it was our problem and we should take care of it. Help
me understand why this is fair

2012-06-12
Karl Weathers
 

The
Grade
Doctor
says:

It is not fair. Spencer Kagan, THE cooperative learning guru, says group grades are so unfair
that they should never be used!

 

 

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