Professional Learning Goals:
Deepen our understanding of assessment for learning practices and how they might impact the decisions we make to support improvement in student learning.
Use the AFL practices of developing Learning Goals and Success Criteria to provide opportunities for learning destinations, descriptive feedback to support student learning and anchors for improved achievement
Using this continuum, consider how Assesment for Learning Benefits teachers and students,
LEARNING GOALS are brief statements that describe for a student what he or she should know and be able to do by the end of a period of instruction (e.g., a lesson, series of lessons or subtask). The GOALS REPRESENT SUBSETS OR CLUSTERS OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS that the student must master to successfully achieve the overall curriculum expectations. Growing Success p. 148
Making sense of the curriculum by clustering specific expectations that link to Big Ideas in math is the starting point...
Click on the Link to Marian Small's List of Big Ideas in Math K-8