What happens if we use an alternative grading setup and a student gets stuck on an early topic?
A helpful meta-analysis of research on academic motivation gives clarity on the relationship between grading setups and academic dishonesty.
When I say that I’ve finally found an icebreaker activity that really works, and one that I can live with, it’s a big deal.
Originally posted at Grading For Growth, it's part 1 of a two-part postmortem on my most recent use of specifications grading.
This article is a “read this first” guide for journalists and anybody else wanting to learn about ungrading, and all forms of alternative grading, and tell its story.