We haven’t posted in some time. Not because we didn’t want to, but rather, we weren’t sure exactly what to
The assessment process is an inherent part of the learning process, no matter who is doing the learning. This struck
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what is the value of a conversation? Priceless!
Feedback should help the student understand more about the learning goal, more about their own achievement status in relation to
Student thinking rarely follows a straight path towards a learning destination. When you ponder documenting the twists and turns of whole group or individual students’ thinking, do you feel overwhelmed? How might the application of learning goals and success criteria support the process of documentation?
Take a moment to breathe, slow down and reflect on the first part of this academic year.
I learned about differentiation and personalization in a truly authentic way.
As a learning community, students uncover possible success criteria, giving an educator the opportunity to listen deeply, assessing what students already know and understand.
When you give students information that they can use to improve, and they see and understand that they can do it… students will experience feelings of control over their learning …
“…the more students interact with the criteria, the more they are able to internalize look-fors and apply them when assessing the quality of their work or performance.” (Nicol, Macfarlane-Dick, 2006)