COVID-19: Assessment and Grading Concerns during Remote Learning – What’s the Helpful Thing to Do?
Presenter: Rick Wormeli
The abrupt transition to online instruction has led to serious questions about how we assess and grade students equitably while they’re quarantined from the classroom. Rick Wormeli, celebrated author of Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom, 2nd Edition, leads a conversation on what is and is not helpful when it comes to assessment and grading during COVID-19.
Assessment and Grading Concerns during Remote Learning
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One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation, energy, validity, and high standards to his presentations and his instructional practice, which includes 30 years teaching math, science, English, physical education, health, and history, and coaching teachers. Rick's work has been reported in numerous media, including ABC's Good Morning America, Hardball with Chris Matthews, National Geographic
, and Good Housekeeping
magazines, What Matters Most: Teaching for the 21st Century, and The Washington Post
With his substantive presentations, sense of humor, and unconventional approaches, he's been asked to present to teachers and administrators in all 50 states, Canada, China, Europe, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Australia, the Middle East, and at the White House. He is a seasoned veteran of many webcasts, and he is Disney's American Teacher Awards 1996 Outstanding English Teacher of the Nation. He won the 2008 James P. Garvin award from the New England League of Middle Schools for Teaching Excellence, Service, and Leadership, and he has been a consultant for National Public Radio, USA Today
, Court TV, and the Smithsonian Institution's Natural Partners Program and their search for the Giant Squid.