The concept of ‘success criteria’ is familiar to most educators — but scan the examples being shared on the internet,
How do we harness learning conversations in order to create a powerful artifact of thinking? It’s a conundrum!
Learning goals should focus on learning. Seems obvious, yet sometimes we write goals that focus on what the student is
Recently we heard from a concerned educator, “I display the learning goals at the beginning of each lesson, every day,
The importance of sitting alongside a student is often understated or dismissed.
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
‘Don’t smile until Christmas!” was well-meaning advice given to me many years ago. In my teacher training, and early in
Research and experience show that assessment for learning (AfL) can have a significant positive impact on learning. Notice we said
My children tell me I’m a bit of a ‘control freak’. Personally, I don’t agree. Doesn’t everyone insist that towels