Standards-Based Grading

Ensure Authentic Assessment and Maximize Student's Potential Through Standards-Based Grading

Without Standards-Based Grading, student evaluation may not accurately reflect abilities, hindering their growth. Strobel Education’s strategies can help you adopt Standards-Based Grading to provide accurate feedback, fostering student potential to the fullest.

Under conventional grading systems…

With Standards-Based Grading teachers can…

Available Offerings

Explore our diverse array of professional development offerings, each uniquely designed to enhance your teaching strategies, invigorate your classroom dynamics, and spark transformative growth in student learning and engagement.

Teacher Workshop

On-Site Training

2-Day Workshop

Sept 17 & 24

6:00 PM -9:45 PM CT


On-Site Training

Explore the data showing how this assessment model provides better information about student progress. Get practical strategies to incorporate standards-based grading in your school to improve student success.

Online Course

Benefits of Strobel's Standards-Based Grading Offerings

Transformative Learning

Our professional development offerings drive meaningful changes in teaching practices, leading to an improved learning environment.

Expert Guidance

Receive guidance from highly-skilled educators with years of practical classroom and consulting experience.

Practical Application

Leverage our digital resource bundle and practical resources to streamline your teaching efforts. Utilize these tools for actionable strategies and to garner professional development hours.

More About Standards-Based Grading

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What is SBG?

SBG: Step 1 Prioritizing
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SBG Step 1: Prioritizing

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Why SBG?

SBG Step 2: Proficiency Standards
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SBG Step 2: Proficiency Scales

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Problems With Current Grading System

SBG Step 3: Creating Assessment
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SBG Step 3: Creating Assessments

How To Begin...

Step 1: Choose

Peruse our variety of professional development offerings to find one that aligns with your and your school’s needs. We offer an online course, workshop, and on-site training centered around implementing Standards-Based Grading.

Step 2: Learn

After identifying the professional development offering that fits your needs, embark on an enlightening journey with Strobel Education’s expert speakers and instructors. They are equipped to share comprehensive knowledge, practical insights and effective strategies in the area of Standards-Based Grading.

Step 3: Implement

 Utilize the novel knowledge and strategies gained through our professional development programs and apply them directly in your teaching practice. Observe the transformative impact of Standards-Based Grading as it objectifies student grading, promotes learning, and improves academic performance.

Feeling uncertain about where to start? Don’t worry! We are here to provide all the help you need. Get in touch with us and let’s navigate this journey together.

Frequently Asked Questions

 Standards-Based Grading is an assessment method that focuses on the mastery of learning standards rather than cumulative performance. It’s important because it gives a more accurate picture of a student’s strengths and areas for growth, providing meaningful feedback that supports both teaching and learning.

By focusing on specific learning standards, Standards-Based Grading enables students to understand exactly which areas they have mastered and which areas they need to work on. This clarity helps to motivate and guide students to improve their understanding and achievement.

Transitioning to Standards-Based Grading involves shifting from traditional grading to assessing students based on their mastery of specific standards. This includes setting clear, measurable standards of learning, developing assessments to measure these standards, grading students according to their level of mastery, and providing meaningful feedback to guide future learning.

Effective Standards-Based Grading requires clear learning standards, effective assessments, and a grading system that captures levels of mastery. It also requires a commitment to providing regular, specific, and actionable feedback to students.

Standards-Based Grading transforms assessment by making it a tool for learning rather than just a measure of learning. It presents a comprehensive picture of a student’s learning, highlighting their strengths and areas for improvement. This approach enables educators to tailor their instruction to meet the individual needs of their students, ultimately improving learning outcomes.

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