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Mr. O'Connor,

Our school has transitioned to SBG this year and we have realized that we are not all on the same page when it comes to the reporting student achievement on the report card.

Our report card remains constant throughout the year, but teachers only report on the standards that are covered for that quarter. Since the standard remains the same from beginning to end-of-year, is it best to report the student's achievement based on where they are expected to be at that quarter or in relation to the achievement of the entire standard?

For example, if the ELA standard on the report card is "comprehends grade level text" should we set milestones for each quarter and report on where they are on the milestone or just report where the student is progressing toward the standard as it is expected for the end of the year?

Thank you!

2014-10-29
Angie
 

The
Grade
Doctor
says:

Both approaches are fine but you have decide on one and ensure that all teachers understand
which one and use it consistently. You also have to make sure that which approach is being
used is communicated clearly to students and parents. Personally I favour reporting on "where
they are on the milestone" each quarter.

 

 

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