ClassCast Podcast

Ep.081 -- Tyler Rablin -- Anti-Grading Crusader on Fixing Feedback

November 22, 2021 Ryan Tibbens Season 2 Episode 81
ClassCast Podcast
Ep.081 -- Tyler Rablin -- Anti-Grading Crusader on Fixing Feedback
Show Notes

ClassCast Podcast Ep.081 features Mr. Tyler Rablin, an instructional technology coach, high school English teacher, and anti-grading crusader in Washington, sharing his perspectives and research on grading and assessment with host Ryan Tibbens.  This is among the all-time best episodes of the ClassCast Podcast because Tyler offers insights and ideas that challenge conventional wisdom, that put students first, and that show listeners a path to better formal education.  By reforming grading, we can increase learning, boost confidence, improve culture, and help teachers to handle the burden of feedback.

This is an instant-classic. Listen on the podcast service of your choice, and be sure to like, follow, subscribe, write a review, and share with friends! You can hear more from Tyler Rablin on  Twitter @Mr_Rablin, LinkedIn, and his website.

Table of Contents (*highlights)

  1. 0:00-11:31 -- Intro to Tyler Rablin & Crusading Against Grading *
  2. 11:31-15:27 -- How Teachers & Parents React to Grading Innovation
  3. 15:27-22:48 -- Ungrading: How It Works ** 
  4. 22:48-29:38 -- Gender in Grading & Student Self-Assessment
  5. 29:38-42:31 -- Grading's Impact on Confidence & Growth **
  6. 42:31-55:59 -- Is Grading a Culture Problem? **
  7. 55:59-1:10:12 -- The Purpose of School According to Tyler Rablin *
  8. 1:10:12-1:17:32 -- Tyler's Ideal School
  9. 1:17:32-1:28:14 -- Why Is 2021 So Hard? *
  10. 1:28:14-1:38:29 -- Tyler's Book/Movie Recs & Final Wrap-Up


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