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)
You’ve heard the phrase making thinking visible. Observing, listening to and conversing with students about their meaning-making is essential. But, in order to do this effectively, what needs to be in place?
Together with learning goals, success criteria form the foundation for all other assessment practices.
‘I want to simplify the process of assessing my students! How do I begin?’