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Go Gradeless in 2021: Why You Should Ditch Grades in Your Classroom

Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Go Gradeless in 2021: Why You Should Ditch Grades in Your Classroom

Presented by Aaron Blackwelder, Co-Founder, Teachers Going Gradeless; and Arthur Chiaravalli, Co-Founder, Teachers Going Gradeless

Sponsored by Spaces Digital Portfolio

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What if you knew that some aspect of education damaged students’ motivation, growth mindset, relationships with their teachers, and performance on standardized exams? Wouldn’t you do everything in your power to eliminate or at least limit these impacts? And yet, we now know that these are all effects of grading.

In this recorded edWebinar, Aaron Blackwelder and Arthur Chiaravalli, Founders of Teachers Going Gradeless, explore these effects and provide viable alternatives for more humane, effective approaches to assessment, feedback, and reporting that help students grow beyond grades.

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers and school and district leaders of the elementary through high school and higher education levels. 

 

Aaron BlackwelderAbout the Presenters

Aaron Blackwelder teaches high school English and coaches boys’ and girls’ golf in Southwest Washington. He is the co-founder of Teachers Going Gradeless, host of the Beyond the Curriculum podcast, and the educational contributor to Spectrum Life Magazine. Aaron is a Washington State English Teachers Fellow, was nominated for Washington State Teacher of the Year in 2019, and is a five-time golf coach of the year. Aaron is a husband and father of two boys on the autism spectrum, who inspire him to become the teacher who meets the needs of all students.

 

Arthur ChiaravalliArthur Chiaravalli serves as House Director at Champlain Valley Union High School in Vermont and is the co-founder of Teachers Going Gradeless. Over the course of his career, he has taught high school English, mathematics, and technology.

 

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