Assessing What Really Matters

By identifying key learning goals and building quality rubrics to assess them, teachers can help students focus on the learning that really matters.

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Questions

  • Assessment should be front and centre when designing student tasks.
  • Within a project, the most important learning is often found in the skills, rather than thinking of the product as an end in itself.
  • Teachers build assessment capacity as they rework previous assessments to focus on high priority outcomes.
  • Resources

  • What support will students need to shift their focus away from cosmetic factors towards higher level skills?