Resources

Use student work to improve teaching and learning

Kindergartners as Experts

Kindergartners celebrate their learning from a year-long study of birds. 

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Analyze alignment of lessons and curriculum with Common Core

EQuiP Student Work Protocol

This protocol uses student work to check for alignment of lessons and curriculum with standards.

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School as a Living Museum

High Tech High displays beautiful, high-quality student work throughout the school

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The Power of Protocols: An Educator's Guide to Better Practice

A book about the what, how, and why of protocols as they apply to teaching, leading, and professional development

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Strategy: Praise, Question, Suggestion

Eighth grade students offer feedback to their peers in preparation for revising their writing.

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A Group Critique Lesson- Models, Critique, and Descriptive Feedback

Third graders use a piece of Student Writing as a model to identify criteria for a quality story.

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An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students

This book is guided by a passion for quality and contains specific strategies for achieving excellence. 

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Complexity, Craftsmanship, Authenticity

Attributes of High Quality Work

This document presents EL Education's three dimensions of quality work: Complexity, Craftsmanship and Authenticity.

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Austin's Butterfly

This video features an elementary school project that illuminates the power of critique and multiple drafts. 

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