Our school made the decision to shift to standards-based grading last year. We were excited about the idea of implementing a system that would allow us to better communicate where kids were in relation to targets, in both academic areas and with our habits of work. This system would allow us to separate those areas from each other, track progress, and use grading practices to help solidify a growth mindset in our students. 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."