Prior to 2015, I had a very rough idea what standards-based grading was all about. My experiences were based solely on what I had heard from teacher friends who themselves were making the transition. Many of these colleagues were not given a clear understanding as to why and how to make the transition, leaving them stressed out. When the day came for my unified arts colleagues and me to take that leap, we too found that we were expected to dive right in and make it work. More+
"JumpRope is a part of the daily conversation here at MELS, with parents frequently contacting teachers regarding JumpRope assignments, teachers using JumpRope to develop common learning targets and assessments, and students logging on to monitor their progress."