Customizing Structures 5. Formative Feedback



In this Learning Path you will increase your understanding of the importance of replacing normed-referenced, archaic grading practices with a formative approach to feedback. As a result of your study, you will reflect on how you, your learning center, and your learning community are doing and plan your next steps related to the elements of Formative Feedback.


Learning Path Outcomes:

Specifically, in the Formative Feedback Learning Path, you will increase your understanding of:

  • the flaws in the current grading system;
  • the research on effective feedback;
  • the need to move from points and percentages to rubrics and scoring scales;
  • how to use new language to communicate graduation designations.

Additional information


Course Length

Continuing Education Credits



Bea McGarvey

Bea McGarvey, Educational Consultant 

Co-author of Inevitable: Mass Customized Learning (MCL)

A skilled facilitator and presenter, Bea consults with schools and districts in the US and Canada, specializing in organizational development, standards implementation, supervision, curriculum, assessment and instruction focusing on learning. | |

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

How will I gain access to the Learning Path?

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