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Friday, October 14 • 9:30am - 10:20am
Going Gradeless in a Grades Based School

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Does your current grading encourage growth and reflection or compliance and point grabbing? Mike Szczepanik has been going gradeless since 2017. He will present the case for going gradeless even if your school requires grades and hear some of the peaks and valleys of the journey. Expect to reflect on your own grading practices and see how a paradigm shift in grading could lead to student growth and deeper learning. Then leave with an idea of how a gradeless classroom could be done even at a school that has grades.

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Mike Szczepanik

Teacher, Hilton Central School District
Mike has been teaching Biology at Hilton High School, outside of Rochester NY since March 1996.  Mike is a Teach Better Ambassador, part of the NYS Master Teacher Program and the Cornell Institute of Biology Teachers.  He has presented at numerous conferences and events including... Read More →

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