Differentiation is an important part of making sure that every one of your students is having their educational needs met. Creating well-differentiated lessons can make grading tricky, but educators Emily Savage and Dr. Jennifer Lorch say that it doesn’t have to be difficult. In the course “Grading in the Differentiated Classroom,” Ms. Savage and Dr. Lorch give educators the tools they need to accurately and fairly grade their lessons. After taking this course, you’ll be prepared to grade any differentiated lesson.
In this course, you’ll learn about:
- Grading policies
- Practical ways to organize
- How to grade with the end in mind
2016 ODE Teacher Competencies: b, c, f, g, h
NAGC Teacher Preparation Standard: 4.2, 4.4, 5.2
Dr. Jennifer Lorch is currently working as a Middle School Gifted Curriculum Specialist in Columbus City Schools. She has worked as a mainstream and gifted cluster classroom teacher at the elementary and middle school levels, a gifted pull-out teacher, and as a gifted coordinator. In addition, she has presented at state, national, and world conferences about best practices and classroom tips for gifted teachers and parents.
Emily Savidge is a current Masters of Education student at The Ohio State University. She is working towards obtaining her Ohio teaching license in Middle Childhood Education with a focus in language arts and social studies. She is currently completing her year long student teaching placement in Columbus City Schools where she is working to meet the needs of the diverse population of students.