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FAQs no students dont need grades opinion education?
Why are grades so bad?
With grades, this appears not to be the case. The problem is inherent to reducing what students have done – and, by extension, reducing the students themselves – to letter or number ratings.
Is our society dependent on grading performance?
Our society is even structurally dependent on grading performance. Just look at how the best jobs go to the students with the best grades at the best universities, who in turn accept students with the best grades at the best high schools.
Do we need grades to evaluate students?
Kohn: Just as you don’t need tests (standardized or homegrown) to learn how well each student is doing, so you don’t need grades to communicate an evaluation back to the students and their parents.
Do grades help or hinder learning?
In fact, there is ample evidence that grades actually do the opposite: They hurt academic motivation and inhibit learning. Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that a majority of high school students were disengaged in school, even before COVID-19. We have known things have been broken for a long time.
A private school in New York is a gathering place of rich children - those with wealthy parents who are willing to spend a lot of money to beautify their transcripts and help their children get into top universities.
Today, each family usually has only 1-2 children, and has better economic conditions, so parents often love, pamper, and even take care of their children beyond necessary, not letting their children learn to do housework...