"Individualized instruction is going to be best here. I would share the results with the students and then have them review different material. Student #1 would be working on Standard #1 while Student #2 would be working on Standard #2.…"
"Getting back 1/2 of the lost points is really just playing the numbers game. I suggest finding another way for the student to demonstrate that they have learned it. Someone at my table suggested using the test corrections for the student…"
"The most recent assessment is the most accurate reflection of a student's mastery therefore retakes would replace the original grade. What I am currently doing with this is to count the most recent assessment a higher weight and diminish…"
"1. AFL and HW can go hand in hand as mastery can be checked by examining the HW.
2. Yes and No. Our group varied from after class practice to HW equaling a significant portion of a student's grade, however all stated that the HW is…"
"This whole idea of AFL and having students practice the content over and over has totally changed my teaching over the past - I wish my high school teachers and especially my teachers in college had been aware of this!!!"
During the 2011-2012 school year I will have a 3-column chart for each unit of study that I teach. Each student will have their own chart and will be able to check the topics as "Got it!", "Still Getting It", or…"
"By June 2010, I will have shown my students how to interpret their feedback from me in regards of how to use the information, modify their studying, and thereby mastering more content. Exactly how I will do this will be developed and changed as…"
"Our group had a really productive discussion on re-takes and how to hold students accountable to really study the first time instead of waiting until the retake. Have them complete and work with them on mastery of review material prior to the retake…"
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