Ken O’Connor

Ken O’Connor, aka. “The Grade Doctor,” is an internationally known educational consultant who specializes in the communication of student achievement. Ken first developed 8 guidelines for grading in 1995. In 2007, he reorganized the guidelines as his “15 fixes for broken grades”. He also developed 11 guidelines for standards-based reporting of student achievement. Ken is now acknowledged to be one of a small group of leading experts on how to grade and effectively report student achievement. Ken’s experience includes more than 30 years as an educator in grades 7-12 in 6 schools in Ontario and Australia. He is the author of How to Grade for Learning, K12, How to Grade for Learning: Linking Grades to Standards and A Repair Kit for Grading: 15 Fixes for Broken Grades.