Friday, August 1, 2014

From the Syllabus: My SBG Blurb

 It is getting on toward the end of the 6-week summer semester in college algebra, and I am once again thinking hard about my standards-based grading (SBG) implementation. As part of my reflection, I looked back at the relevant sections of the syllabus, where I spelled out in some detail what I thought my students needed to know about my SBG implementation this semester, including a bit about the philosophy, the implications, the expectations, and classroom procedures.

In event that some of it may be useful to other educators embarking on the SBG journey, and in the hope that others will share their ideas and insights, here are those relevant sections of the syllabus: