Standards Based Grading

Guiding Principles of Standards Based Grading

  1. Grades and reports will be based on clearly specified objectives and assessment criteria

  2. Grading and feedback practices contribute to growth in student learning

  3. Academic grades reflect growth and achievement not behavior

  4. Grades accurately reflect students' current levels of achievement

Student Assessment in College and Career Readiness

Students will be primarily assessed in three areas: A, B, and C.

Criteria A: Knowing, Understanding, and Interpreting Information (Demonstrating Knowledge)

Students will justify opinions and ideas, using examples, explanations and terminology making logical conclusions.

Criteria B: Applying ATL Skills, Developing & Synthesizing Ideas (Using Resources) and Organizing & Planning

Students will work through a research plan, using relevant tools and resources in order to effectively gather and synthesize information.

Criteria C: Reflecting on their Learning (Making Personal Connections)

Students will reflect on the impact of their learning by providing relevant connections made through contextual explanations, inferences, and examples.

Rubric Links for College and Career Readiness

Criteria A: Knowing, Understanding, and Interpreting Information (Demonstrating Knowledge)

Criterion B: Apply ATL Skills: Research, Organization of Ideas, Planning

Criterion C: Reflecting on Learning and Making Personal Connections

MYP Personal Project Assessment (IB Task)

Students will also be formally assessed by their Personal Project Supervisor as well which uses the IB rubric.

Assessment Criteria

24 marks