4 episodes

Welcome to Ditch Those Grades Podcast, where educators can learn how to give better feedback, inspire their students to own their learning, and motivate teachers to not only gradeless but to #ditchgrades entierly.

Ditch Those Grades Alex Adams

    • Education

Welcome to Ditch Those Grades Podcast, where educators can learn how to give better feedback, inspire their students to own their learning, and motivate teachers to not only gradeless but to #ditchgrades entierly.

    004: What D.I.T.C.H. Means

    004: What D.I.T.C.H. Means

    D-Differentiated Feedback
    I-Improvement Focus vs Grade Focus
    T-Twenty First Century Learning
    C-Culture Change
    H-Holistic Grading.

    Idea inspired by Matt Miller and his #DitchBook meaning, Check it out here: https://twitter.com/DitchThatTxtbk/status/987732948655984641/photo/1.

    • 9 min
    003: Students Perspective on Grades.

    003: Students Perspective on Grades.

    I interview two of my students and get their take on grades. Biggest takeaway "Only I know if I have learned something" and that "Grades really don't matter in the real world"

    • 10 min
    002: Process Feedback

    002: Process Feedback

    Process vs Product feedback, which is better?

    Praise the process not the person. Traditional grades can help create a mindset that can hurt long term growth.

    • 8 min
    001: Welcolme: Why We Need To Ditch Those Grades

    001: Welcolme: Why We Need To Ditch Those Grades

    Welcome to the first episode, this will be a weekly podcast to help motivate teachers and Educators to ditch those grades. My goal is to see schools become more about learning than performance. I hope to inspire Educators to give better feedback and students to own their learning.

    • 3 min

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