Garnet Hillman is an educator, author, presenter, and learner. She has served as an instructional coach at Caruso Middle School and as a Spanish teacher at Lockport Township High School, both in Illinois.
Garnet Hillman is an educator, author, presenter, and learner. She has served as an instructional coach at Caruso Middle School and as a Spanish teacher at Lockport Township High School, both in Illinois. She consults around the United States on the topics of assessment, grading, and student motivation. A passionate educator, Garnet values student learning above all else.
Through her consulting work, Garnet emphasizes healthy grading and sound assessment practices. She has worked with a variety of school districts that desire to improve instruction, provide relevant and respectful assessment, cultivate grading practices that support learning, and increase student motivation. She provides rationale for a paradigm shift in grading methods and a practical, step-by-step process to implement the change.
Garnet holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Aurora University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Ohio University. She has also completed graduate coursework in instructional technology.
To learn more about Garnet’s work, follow @garnet_hillman on Twitter.
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Presentations by Garnet Hillman
- Practical Application of Standards-Based Grading
- Standards-Based Learning: Creating Lifelong Learners
- Making the Shift to Standards-Based Grading
- Investing in Their Learning . . . and Future! Student Engagement in the Assessment and Feedback Process