Jesse Stommel shares about how to ungrade on episode 217 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.
Quotes from the episode
The worst rubrics don’t create space for surprise or discovery.
Asking [students] to evaluate themselves ends up being a really important learning experience.
Something as complicated as learning can’t be reduced to … rows in a spreadsheet.
Just taking the grade off the table doesn’t do the harder work of demystifying that culture we’ve created in education.