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Why A to E grades don’t tell the whole story
The Converstion (2014)
  • Geoff N Masters

Commonly used A to E grades in schools may not be serving all students well, or telling the whole story of progress. It’s time to review how we measure students' learning - that doesn’t mean abandoning grading altogether, but rather recognising that age-based grading systems don’t give us all the answers.

  • Marks,
  • A to E grades,
  • Achievement levels,
  • Advanced students,
  • Less advanced students,
  • Year-level expectations
Publication Date
June 13, 2014
Citation Information
Geoff N Masters. "Why A to E grades don’t tell the whole story" The Converstion (2014)
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