Teaching students to value learning, not just grades

01/23/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Learning should be the goal for students, not getting an "A," writes National Board Certified Teacher Paul Cancellieri. In this blog post, he writes about the negative consequences of rewarding students for good grades, such as cheating, a decline in creativity and efforts to undermine each other. In his own classroom, Cancellieri writes that he teaches students about the value of assessments as measurements of learning.

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