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Re: Grading in elementary


Date: Sun Feb 01 2004 - 16:27:37 PST

I teach 400 students, K-5, and they all get grades every nine weeks.
They are participation/skills /concepts type grades.


On Saturday, January 31, 2004, at 06:15 PM, <>

> Hi, I am trying to get feedback for an upcoming meeting. 
> There is a question why we don't grade every nine weeks. .
> My question is: are there any elementary art people out there who
> grade every nine weeks?
> If so, how many students do you have? and do you see them more than
> once a week?
>  I think that giving grades would have us be considered more
> important, but do think it would be a disservice to the kids.  It
> would be like grading the student every two weeks in the regular
> classroom.
> Any feed bback would be helpful.
> Still off my computer and borrowing my husbands.......
> Thanks,
> Betsy
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