Grading From the Inside Out: Featuring Tom Schimmer

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This week’s guest, Tom Schimmer, shares his journey as a leader, redefining accountability in grading, the myths of standards based grading and the importance of descriptive feedback.   

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Standards Based Mindset
  • Grading True North
  • Myths about Standards Based Grading
  • And Grading From the Inside Out

About Tom Schimmer:

Tom Schimmer is an independent education author, speaker, and consultant from Vancouver, BC. Over the course of his career he has been a classroom teacher, school administrator, and district level leader. Tom is an internationally recognized leader and expert in the areas of assessment, grading, RTI, and educational leadership. He has delivered both keynote and workshop sessions at several national and international conferences. As well, Tom has worked directly with schools and school districts throughout Canada, the United States, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Qatar, Bahrain, India, the U.A.E., the U.K., Russia, Singapore, Spain, Kuwait, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria. He is the author & co-author of six books, including best-seller Grading from the Inside Out: Bringing accuracy to student assessment through a standards-based mindset, and his latest release, Growing tomorrow’s citizens in today’s classrooms: Assessing seven critical competencies.

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About the author, Joshua

Joshua Stamper is a middle school Assistant Principal for a North Texas School District, where he's had the amazing opportunity to work at four campuses, two districts, and with hundreds of students, teachers, and administrators. Prior to Joshua's current position, he was a classroom educator and athletic coach for 6 years working with students in grades 6-8.

In addition to his administrative position, Joshua is a podcaster, blogger, leadership coach and education presenter.