I started teaching at a time when it was normal for teachers to carry around a hard copy gradebook everywhere they went. If we went to the copier, we took our gradebook. If we went to a parent conference, we took our gradebook. That gradebook was our bible, our connection to students who did their work and… Continue reading The Evolution of the Online Gradebook
Ever wondered what the longstanding obsession with letter grades, points, and percentages is doing to the student’s thirst for knowledge, which was once at the heart of educational institution? You understand how inflated averages can affect reporting of a student’s comprehension levels and hamper achievement. Of course, you realize the potential of competency-based grading to… Continue reading Guiding Students Toward Excellence With GradeMaster
Do you ever wonder what the student and/or parent sees when they log in to the gradebook program you are using as a teacher? Have you ever been able to explore the differences in versions? This blog has given you a virtual tour of GradeMaster through the eyes of an administrator and a teacher…now it’s… Continue reading The Student and Parent Perspective…GradeMaster Style
Welcome back GradeMaster fans! I have so much to share with you all today. First, we are so excited to announce that our app will be available August 15!! All of the amazing amenities and features we offer will now be available at your fingertips. And if you haven’t done so already, click here to… Continue reading GradeMaster Virtual Tour: Teacher Edition
A demo is one of the most effective ways to decide whether or not a program is going to fit the needs of your school, teachers, and students. This blog will serve as a virtual tour of the administrative side of GradeMaster. It will walk you through each of the major components of the GradeMaster… Continue reading View from the Inside: GradeMaster Administrator All Access Tour
Welcome to the GradeMaster IEP/IHP/504 Portal virtual tour!! With all of our cool new tools, it’s easy to see why everyone is signing up for an account and checking out our FREE 30 day trial. Be sure to stay tuned at the end of the blog for a brand NEW feature announcement too!! Let’s get… Continue reading Welcome to the GradeMaster IEP/504/IHP Portal…and so much more!!
Rubrics can be a beast. They are time-consuming, challenging to write, and sometimes hard to use efficiently. They are everywhere. There are rubrics all over the internet, plus tools to create them, and as educators, that can be overwhelming. Rubrics are driven by reforms, from standards-based grading to assessment for learning. With so many competing… Continue reading How to Create the Most Effective Rubric