Would students do better without grades?

04/9/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Students learn to love learning when grades are removed as the goal, writes Hadley Ferguson, a middle-school history teacher at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia. She first experimented with the idea two years ago with her seventh-grade history class, in which students received feedback of praise for what they did well in their work and direction on how they could improve and what steps to take next. "Class becomes a safe place, rather than one where they are in danger of being exposed as inadequate," she writes in this blog post.

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