This applies to both underperformers and great performers. For the former they get motivated to change their previous study method and improve while great performers get motivated to keep up their good performance. However, it should be noted that grading in some instances may discourage students especially if they are biased (Hargis, pg12).
The second group is the parents who get the opportunity to provide guidance to their children based on the feedback. Like parents, teachers use the grading system to guide students, particularly with regard to their future career. Such is the case that teachers will employ grades when making initial decisions on student strengths and weaknesses. This serves as a first step when grouping them for instruction.
The last group is the administrators that find grading handy in matters such as Placement when students transfer from one school to another, Student matriculation and retention, and Student entrance into college.
Yes. Grading is very vital since it provides the feedback deemed important in assessing progress and making necessary educational plans (Moen, and Martin, pg7).I don’t think there is any other better way to assess student’s achievement and I propose grading systems should be maintained in all areas of ...Show more