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    Re: NO points for 60% or below


    Sheila

    Posted on 9/16/09
    (23) Comments

    I agree with both of you, but I need to come prepared with all
    these reasons to a meeting so if anyone else has something to add,
    please help! Thanks!

    On 9/16/09, Tyler wrote:
    > On 9/07/09, Sheila wrote:
    >> We have used AR for years at our school in grades 4-8.
    >> Below that (grades pre-k-3) is is optional for the students
    >> to take tests. Sometimes a child scores below a 60 and gets
    >> no points at all. Our principal has listened to many
    >> parents gripe about that over the years. Can anyone tell me
    >> who that is handled at your school? The principal thinks
    >> they should still get some points or be able to retake the
    >> test, do a book report or something to get credit for
    >> reading a book. I say you can get 40% by watching a movie
    >> on some books, and just by probability with 4 choices, you
    >> should get a 25% just by guessing so should you get points
    >> for that? I'd like your thoughts on this please.
    >
    > Curious. If a student gets below 60%, have they really read
    > the book? Heck, I could never read a book and just click on
    > take a test and enter B ever time and get points. I cannot
    > understand why a student should get points for a score under
    > 60%. Also, points are useless to me if the quality is poor.
    > At that point, I cannot believe a student is reading. They
    > are conentrated on points, not the fact of reding
    > comprehension. If you read a book and understand that book,
    > you should easily get 60% or better


    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • NO points for 60% or below, 9/07/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/07/09, by Deb ms/IA.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/16/09, by Tyler.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/16/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/26/09, by Carolyn.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/26/09, by I don't get you Carolyn.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/27/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/27/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: sorry carolyn- re: NO points for 60% or below, 9/27/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: To Sheila, 9/28/09, by Deb ms/IA.
  • Re: To Sheila, 9/28/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: To Sheila, 10/31/09, by The RIGHT Carolyn.
  • Re: To Sheila, 11/01/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: To Sheila, 11/01/09, by Carolyn.
  • Re: To Sheila, 11/01/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: To Carolyn, 11/01/09, by Deb ms/IA.
  • Re: To Carolyn, 11/01/09, by Sheila.
  • Re: To Carolyn, 11/01/09, by Carolyn.
  • Re: To Carolyn, 11/01/09, by Deb ms/IA.
  • Re: To Carolyn, 11/01/09, by Carolyn.
  • Re: To Sheila, 11/02/09, by Jake.
  • Re: To Sheila, 9/02/12, by Gi GI.
  • Re: To Sheila, 9/03/12, by Sheila.