Part of visible learning is making sure that students are aware of what they need to be able to do in order to demonstrate the learning that was intended. This helps to make the learning process more transparent, and gives students more ability to set learning goals and monitor their own progress.
Success criteria are basically the judging standards used to determine if a learning intention has been achieved. When conducting assessments (be they formal or informal), it is useful to provide students with a success criteria rubric in advance of the assessment so that they know what will be expected and have a better idea of how to prepare.
By putting success criteria in a rubric, it shows students what they need to be able to do or know in order to achieve a certain grade. This is helpful for students when they are goal setting, as it makes it clear to them what they need to do in order to meet their goal (such as move from a C to a B grade for example). It is also...
I have created a new resource for you in the hope it assists you in your transition to providing online learning for your high school students during this challenging time. It is an eBook that contains information on the following topics:
You can find it in the 'How To' section in the Freebies Vault, along with many other tools, templates and supporting resources. If you are not yet a member of the Freebies Vault, you will need to sign up first here.
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Many students, especially those in Year 11 & 12, are finding this year very difficult. I remember Year 12 being one of the most difficult and stressful years of my life, let alone having to complete it whilst a global pandemic is going on.
So to help both you and them, I have created a resource that you can pass out to your students. I really hope that this provides some assistance to you all in getting through this year.
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