Use student work to improve teaching and learning
What would it look like if standards were met with depth and imagination? These videos explore that question.
See behind the scenes as second graders create a project of remarkable quality about snakes.
This video features an elementary school project that illuminates the power of critique and multiple drafts.
Short film on the question, "What causes the change of seasons?" These third graders provide clearer answers than Harvard graduates.
How is this video striking or inspiring?
Use this protocol with the Illuminating Standards videos to promote thoughtful conversation.
What is striking and inspiring about this piece of work?
Use this protocol with projects or writing collections to promote observation and conversation.
Guidance for teachers for using exemplary student work and critique protocols to create a vision of excellence for students.
Master Standards While Writing for an Authentic Audience
A list intended to inspire options for products that reach an audience beyond the classroom and teacher.
Second graders engage in critique and revision to produce high quality work.