Standards-Based Grading in the Science Classroom
August 10, 2022
You may be familiar with standards-based grading or your district has started to adopt standards-based grading already and you may wonder, “ What does standards-based grading look like in the science classroom?” During this virtual session, we will walk you through and show examples of what the standards-based grading process looks like in a science classroom. You will explore how to select priority science standards, write clear and observable targets, align science targets to assessments, and how to effectively assess using science standards.
Heidi Salm has 15 years of professional experience in public education, working in the Winneconne Community School District in Northeast Wisconsin. Heidi is currently a 6th-grade science teacher, the 6-12 Curriculum Science Chair, and a member of the District Leadership Team. She is a member of the Wisconsin Science Education Leadership Association (WSELA), Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST), and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Heidi has a passion for creating STEM-based lessons and labs that are interdisciplinary and based on real-world applications. She believes in teaching science and agriculture in ways that bring science back to being an essential content area in each and every school while ensuring that all students are learning at high levels.
Heidi has a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.