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IT’S NOT ABOUT THE NUMBER

Learning Without Marks

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Start
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LEARNING

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ACHIEVEMENT

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Learning

Achievement

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EFFICIENCY

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MOTIVATION

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What does 73% mean?

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What’s the difference between 72% and 73%?

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WHAT I DO

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“...evaluation focuses on students’ achievement of the overall expectations.” (38)
“Teachers will take various considerations into account before making a decision about the grade to be entered on the report card. The teacher will consider all evidence collected through observations, conversations, and student products.” (39)

“Determining a report card grade will involve teachers’ professional judgement and interpretation of evidence...” (39) “Teachers will weigh all evidence of student achievement in light of these considerations and will use their professional judgement to determine the student’s report card grade.” (39)

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BODY OF EVIDENCE
Ontario Curriculum Overall Expectations Tasks, challenges, assignments Observations Long range view Holistic

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EVERNOTE
Each student has their own notebook. Password protected. Personal portfolio. Pictures, documents, audio. Product & feedback from the beginning. Parent access

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EVERLOG
Ipad/Iphone App Pre-set feedback comments To Evernote notebooks

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STUDENT CONFERENCES
Evidence-based Tied to purpose of promoting learning Relational Promotes reflection

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