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Make Math Moments Academy Forums Mini-Course Reflections Assessment For Growth Lesson 3.2: What Video Games Can Teach Us about Grading? – Discussion Reply To: Lesson 3.2: What Video Games Can Teach Us about Grading? – Discussion

  • Kyle Pearce

    Administrator
    April 5, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Great question here! I guess what you need to decide for yourself is whether a 0 is ever a truly accurate measure of student understanding? For example, do you know the student knows, understands or can do some of that work? If the answer is “yes” then a zero wouldn’t be accurate.

    Is the zero more of a punitive assessment practice or one that promotes growth?

    Would a 40 make more sense than a zero to still indicate you don’t know what they know about this or aren’t confident in it? Would this show students that they are much closer to success than what a zero might imply?

    Just some thoughts here as there are no right answers…