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Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | April 15, 2022

Straight As no longer hold much meaning within our school. When most students’ grade point averages (GPA) typically reside in the mid to high 90s, the distinction is not as special as it once was. Back...

Graphic by Minjae Chun

Changing the feedback culture, Part 2: Teachers have it tough too

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | February 18, 2022

In our strange vernacular, the “nice” teachers are not kind in the conventional sense. More often than not, being “nice” is a compliment directed at a teacher’s generous grading style rather...

Changing the feedback culture, Part 1: Teachers, hear us out

Changing the feedback culture, Part 1: Teachers, hear us out

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | December 10, 2021

Having slain the final boss, the glorious hero returns, flaunting his victory to the others. The marveled achievement is none other than a raised grade after a tough but successful debate with a teacher...