Recognizing the merits of such a system, you would think I implemented SBG as soon as possible, right? Well – no. The problem is that our school is firmly entrenched in the traditional model of grading. What I want to share is the system I have found that feels like SBG, but looks like traditional grading. The best endorsement I have is that my students have enthusiastically adopted my system.
So here’s my approach to grading as influenced by the SBG philosophy: