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Josh Lyons
Regional Administrator


Keith Stamp
Regional Administrator



Standards-Based Grading Conference 2015

Conference is Sold Out

This conference is designed to help educators learn how to effectively develop, design and implement a standards-based grading system that aligns with current instruction and assessment practices, and supports the Iowa Core Curriculum and Iowa’s Competency Based Education model. Classroom practitioners will share resources and practices that have led to successful implementation including:

  • Various homework and Standards-Based Grading policies being used in Iowa schools

  • Specific practices related to homework and grading that increase the performance of ALL students

  • Ideas to support the communication of requirements, policies, and expectations established within the standards-based grading process

  • Ways to develop consensus around assessing learning versus assessing behavior

  • Plans that address the necessary components to support the implementation of standards-based grading


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