In this edition of the Roundtable, I spoke with five active K-12 educators who are on different assessment journeys. Although we all agree on the fundamental principles of going gradeless, you will a richness of different perspectives and areas of focus throughout our discussion.

Use the timestamps below to jump directly to topics of interest.

  • 0:50 – Guests introduce themselves and describe assessment in their educational contexts.
  • 9:03 – How would you make the case for going gradeless?
  • 24:23 – What are some of your best ideas, strategies, and tips for educators and education leaders seeking to move into a gradeless assessment model?
  • 44:45 – The proficiency scale currently used in most K-7 schools in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
  • 45:59 – What are some books and authors you recommend on the subject of going gradeless and formative assessment?

Guests Featured in the Roundtable:

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