Implementing standards-based grading (SBG) and reporting at the high school level is no easy task, as anyone who’s doing this work knows. Discussions around grading practices and philosophies, changes to state and national standards and laws, and discourse about what’s considered best practices for teaching and learning are at this transition’s heart. However, while these conversations are crucial, we can’t overlook the importance of reporting systems, as they become the face of teaching and assessment. In a SBG approach, these reporting systems are what communicate to students and families where a student is on the learning continuum for specific learning targets and standards. 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."