This past Tuesday, Rick Wormeli was the speaker at our in-service. Rick brought a message about grading, growth mindset, and student achievement that was music to my ears. His words validated so much of what we are already doing at our school even though it is not mainstream culture yet. It's just what I needed to hear. Rick is the author of this book (among others), if you want a taste of his message:
What are you celebrating this week?