This online course through Montana State University Academic Technology and Outreach will allow teachers to explore different grading systems and to think through ways to incorporate proficiency and standards-based grading into their existing practices. Participants will learn these methods over five weeks. This course is eligible for an optional 10 OPI renewal units.
Instructor info: Kate Solberg, a former MSSE graduate (2008), served as a classroom science teacher for twelve years at the secondary level. Kate is also employed by the West Fargo School District as a Curriculum Coordinator. In this role, Kate supports teachers in the curriculum writing process in order to ensure a guaranteed viable curriculum in twenty schools across the district. The district utilizes Standards-Based Grading and proficiency scales in grades K-8. Kate provides support to science, art, music, and foreign language teachers.