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Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms

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Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 4/25/2022 - 5/29/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Local Association: DCTA
  • Nonmember Price: $9,999
  • CEA Member Price: $9,999
  • This class section is exclusively for educators from North and West High Schools in Denver Public Schools. No other participants will be allowed in this class section.

  • Currently Enrolled: 23 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/31/2022 - 3/6/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 12 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 3/21/2022 - 4/24/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 7 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 9/19/2022 - 10/23/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 24 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 10/3/2022 - 11/6/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 8 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/8/2022 - 7/6/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Local Association: DCTA
  • Nonmember Price: $9,999
  • CEA Member Price: $9,999
  • This class section is exclusively for educators from North and West High Schools in Denver Public Schools. No other participants will be allowed in this class section.

  • Currently Enrolled: 20 of 30

About the Course

Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms is a book study that analyzes the flaws within traditional grading practices and methods that can be implemented in order to create more equitable grading systems. This book will reflect on existing grading practices in many classrooms and challenge teachers to adjust their current systems in order to grade students in an accurate and bias-resistant manner. This course is appropriate for teachers wanting to reflect on their grading practices, why they grade with the systems they use, and implement equitable changes to increase student accountability and grades that reflect a student’s mastery of the class.

Required Text:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the flaws that exist within traditional grading systems that can create inaccurate and biased prone grades
  • Assess personal grading practices that create obstacles to classroom equity
  • Plan and develop grading practices that can be implemented into the classroom
  • Grade(s): Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Professional Development
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): QS 2.A QS 2.B QS 2.C QS 3.A QS 3.B QS 3.D QS 3.E QS 4.A QS 4.C

Reviews

Serena Williams
This course fit perfectly with the grading initiative my school building is currently working towards. Great topics and discussion to reconsider old grading habits!
Jennifer Sell
Interesting text and worthwhile discussion! Keep an open mind throughout to get the most out of the readings.
Shiloh Carpenter
Such a needed class for all!

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