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
Welcome back GradeMaster fans!! I have a serious question for you all…When searching for the perfect gradebook program for your classroom, school or district, what exactly are you looking for? Would you choose a gradebook program that does not come highly recommended, or even one with no reviews? I truly hope the answer is “no”.… Continue reading Trust the Experts
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
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
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!!
Differentiation is not a recipe for teaching. It’s not an instructional strategy. It’s not what a teacher does when they have the time. It has to be a way of thinking about teaching and learning. A philosophy. Think about it as a set of beliefs. Students who are the same age can still be at different… Continue reading Best Teaching Practices for Standards-Based Learning