Learning Targets

Collection by Andrea McEvoy

Andrea McEvoy
daily objective dry erase boards made with scrapbook paper and inexpensive frames!

daily objective dry erase boards.....not just for teachers!

While browsing spending hours poring through my Pinterest boards over the past few weeks, I've been inspired to change up some things ...

I love the idea of a separate I can.... board! Learning Targets!

Schoolgirl Style Challenge Finalist #6 - SchoolgirlStyle

This is it! Our LAST finalist! I know that I’ve probably tortured all of you enough to have dragged it out this long! Voting for your favorite classroom will begin tomorrow morning, so make sure you stop by to see how our voting system will work. So, without further ado, meet Cheryl Scott from Kansas […]

Student Self-Assessment: I Can Statements

Student Self-Assessment: I Can Statements

Are you looking for a way to get your students self-assessing their learning at the end of each class period? The Student Self-Assessment: I Can Statements is a great tool to get students to reflect upon their learning. It is not only a great way for students to reflect but also helps teachers conti...

Exit Tickets for I Can Statements

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Exit Tickets for I Can Statements

Awesome model using Learning Targets too! Common Core Literacy: Close Reading Strategies with Informational Text by Expeditionary Learning. Students in Andrew Hossack's 5th grade class use close reading strategies to determine the main idea and important details from a newspaper article about the Seneca people.

Grappling with Complex Informational Text

Students in Andrew Hossack's fifth-grade class at Tapestry Charter School in Buffalo, NY, use close reading strategies to determine the main idea and important…

cute teacher thank you printable

Teacher Gift: Target Gift Card

I'm getting this up a little late for Teacher Appreciation Week, but I think it would also make a great end-of-the-year gift, too! I m...

students have a "standards diary" that they maintain using this g.o...standard is written in kid friendly language using words, pictures, etc., make own learning goal, connections to prior knowledge or experiences, and list essential question...students take ownership

Standards Diaries

I am always looking for ways to make our standards more relevant, more connected, and give my students more ownership of THEIR standards. They are, after all Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd grade students....not 3rd grade teachers. I've been using chart tablets to put our GPS in kid-friendly language, review the vocabulary of the standard, draw picture clues, symbols, and even graphic organizers to help students connect the GPS to their real worlds and their own knowledge. What I like…

Learning Target Board

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Learning Target Board

3rd Grade Thoughts: Learning Targets & Objectives

Learning Targets & Objectives

I had the opportunity to visit another school yesterday to be a part of their site review team. It was an incredible experience and something I wish teachers had the opportunity to do more. Seeing wonderful teachers in action is the BEST professional development, in my opinion! One thing that I noticed in classrooms was a focus on Learning Targets. These were written on the front board and teachers & students referred to them throughout the day. One teacher had a great gesture to go along…

Learning Targets: Kindergarteners at The Odyssey School by Expeditionary Learning. This clip highlights the cornerstone assessment strategy of “Communicating Learning Targets and Criteria for Success”. At The Odyssey School, a K-8 public charter in Denver, Colorado, students at every grade level and in every subject actively engage in “unpacking” learning targets so that they are able to articulate a clear vision of the intended learning as a first step toward achieving success.

Using a Learning Target Throughout a Lesson

Kindergarten students in Lori Laliberte's class at the Odyssey School in Denver, CO, engage in “unpacking” learning targets that will guide their…