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Cultivating creativity and equity through labor-based grading

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In this session, panelists will discuss successes and failures in using various versions of labor-based grading during remote-learning, how and why their systems of grading evolved. All were seeking a more equitable system conducive to the complex practice of writing, influenced by, but also grappling with tensions within. Attendees can expect honest dialogue that confronts the difficulty of working against student and administrative expectations cultivated by a dominant failure-based grading system, with useful takeaways to continue this important work in their own classrooms.

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Apr 16th, 1:00 PM Apr 16th, 2:00 PM

Cultivating creativity and equity through labor-based grading

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In this session, panelists will discuss successes and failures in using various versions of labor-based grading during remote-learning, how and why their systems of grading evolved. All were seeking a more equitable system conducive to the complex practice of writing, influenced by, but also grappling with tensions within. Attendees can expect honest dialogue that confronts the difficulty of working against student and administrative expectations cultivated by a dominant failure-based grading system, with useful takeaways to continue this important work in their own classrooms.