When we co-construct criteria with students (or adults), we help them understand the learning destination, access prior knowledge, understand and use the language of assessment, and scaffold future learning.
Today I am with 800 educators in Minneapolis, MN and I am sharing an account from a high school History teacher. I co-constructed criteria with his students around a dialectic essay. Other teachers were present to observe this demonstration.
Here is what we came up with:
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