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Are Grades Utterly Useless?

Center for Teaching Quality

CTQ blogger and teacher Bill Ferriter states, "Our gymnasts are fighting through bruises to master new tumbling routines. Our fishermen are learning which baits work in which waters. Our gamers are experimenting with a dozen new strategies for taking on new levels in their favorite games. But that kind of self-reflection and evaluation happens almost exclusively BEYOND school. Grades mask the real and tangible progress that students -- particularly those who struggle -- ARE making."

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