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A shift from traditional grading to standards-based grading

Dr. K.Veena Latha

Dr. K.Veena Latha
Associate Professor,
St. Ann’s College of Education,

“When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” Goodhart’s LawThe traditional grading system relies on the grades that students get on each assessment method. These include quizzes, projects, and long tests. All assessments are graded, recorded and students pass or fail each assessment based on a percentage system. This poses a problem because the grades of the students no longer provide an accurate representation of how much they have learned from class. On the other ha...

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