📑 Ungrading: an FAQ
I don’t grade student work, and I haven’t for 20 years. This practice continues to feel like an act of personal, professional, and political resistance.
Jesse Stommel addresses many of the frequently asked questions when it comes to ungrading. Three points that stood out were that ungrading is authentic, grading is often at odds with institutional mission statements, and focusing on metacognition and self-reflection helps students manage their own learning.