Index of Student Focused Assessment Series

Overview Goal Setting Engagement Portfolio Growth Statements Student Led Conferences Forms    

Reflection & Self-evaluation forms for Student Focused Assessment Model (pt7)

Reflection & Self-Evaluation Forms This is a companion to the six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years or so. While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, this is a snapshot of […]

Student-Led Conferences in Student Focused Assessment Series (pt 5)

This is the sixth of six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years This post explores student-led conferences. While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, this is a snapshot of the ideal, […]

Student-Generated Report Cards in Student Focused Assessment Series (pt 5)

This is the fourth of six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years This post explores student generated report cards we called, "Growth Statements."   While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, […]

Portfolios in Student Focused Assessment Model (pt4)

This is the fourth of six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years This post explores Portfolio development and assessment. While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, this is a snapshot of […]

Learning Activities and Self-Reflection in Student Focused Assessment Model (pt3)

This is the third of six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years This post explores day-to-day student engagement, reflection, and self-assessment. While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, this is a […]

Goal Setting in Student Focused Assessment Model (pt2)

This is the second of six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years This post covers the Goal Setting element. While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, this is a snapshot of […]

Success because of, or in spite of...? Nobel Prize Winner's Grade School Report

I have occasionally experienced this headmaster's frustration with students and in my early years may even have penned one or two comments with a similar sentiment. It's unclear whether the intent was to motivate or ridicule - probably a bit of both.   This is young John Gurdon's report card. Gurdon recently won the 2012 […]

Overview of Student Focused Assessment Model (pt1)

This is the first of six articles on the assessment and reporting practice used at my school for the past 15 years or so. While things have evolved over time, and recent changes to our provincial reporting requirements are challenging the way we do things, this is a snapshot of the ideal, our grand goals, […]