benchmark assignment 13

Your principal has noticed how well you communicate learning objectives, guide students to set individual goals, and guide students to self-assess and track their progress. Because of your successes using these best practices, he has asked you to present these methods in an upcoming professional development.

Part 1: Best Practices Presentation

For this benchmark assignment, create a 10-12 slide digital presentation of evidence-based best practices related to progress monitoring, communicating learning objectives, self-assessment, and providing effective feedback.

The presentation should include the following components:

  • How you communicate learning objectives to your class and measure student performance of the identified learning objectives.
  • How you work collaboratively with students to establish learning goals and track individual progress.
  • How you assist students in analyzing their work, assessment results, and keeping track of their own progress.
  • How you provide effective, descriptive feedback to your students.

Include a title slide, reference slide, and presenter’s notes.

Support your findings with a minimum of three scholarly resources.

Part 2: Summary

In 500-750 words summarize and examine the process of implementing your best practices in communicating objectives, progress monitoring, and providing effective feedback.

Answer the following in your summary:

  • What is the value of analyzing performance data? Discuss the influence instructional planning has on gaps and patterns.
  • How can the best practices included in your presentation inform instructional planning? How are learning gaps and patterns addressed?
  • How does the classroom climate influence students’ confidence in learning independently and taking ownership of their academic progress?
  • How does inquiry and the development of higher-order skills promote student engagement and motivation to learn?

Support your findings with a minimum of three scholarly resources.

Submit your presentation and reflection as one deliverable.