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We are a division that is currently implementing Outcomes-Based Reporting for k-6. We often get the question from parents "So how does my child compare to other students in the class?" and we are looking for the approriate words to answer it. We are aware that comparing students to each other is counter-productive and that we should rather look at individual student progress, however communicating this can be challening at times. Plese help!!

2012-12-19
Lenovo
 

The
Grade
Doctor
says:

The appropriate answer is something like this - "Your child may in a very strong group or they
may be in a very weak group so comparing your child to other students in the class is not
useful information. The information that is useful to you, them and us is how is your child
achieving in relation to the desired outcomes/standards."

 

 

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