Examine . . . the student's
What the student does that is consistent with this model
- Answers open-ended questions by using observations, evidence,
and previously accepted explanations.
- Demonstrates an understanding or knowledge of the concept
- Evaluates his or her own progress and knowledge.
- Uses alternative assessments to demonstrate their understanding
of the concept/topic.
What the teacher does that is consistent with this model
- Observes the students as they apply new concepts and skills.
- Assesses students' knowledge and/or skills.
- Looks for evidence that the students have changed their thinking
- Allows students to assess their own learning and group-process
- Asks open-ended questions like:
- Why do you think . . . ?
- What evidence do you have?
- What do you know about . . . ?
- How would you explain . . . ?
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