Definition: The practice of developing a shared understanding of what success looks like.
What Makes for Quality Co-Construction of Success Criteria?
- Teachers select purposeful examples, exemplars, works-in-progress, and models to engage students in discussion and thinking about how to meet the learning goal or intention.
- Students use examples, etc. to construct the success criteria in their own words.
Guiding Questions for Co-Constructing Success Criteria:
- What examples, exemplars, works-in-progress or models could be used to show students success looks like?
- How will students engage in thinking and discussion about the success criteria using examples, etc.?
- How will our class organize and refine the success criteria?
- How will the success criteria and examples, etc. be available to students as they learn?
- How can anchor charts and additional examples, etc. be used to further describe success criteria?
Examples of what it could look like:
Check out this article and podcast about co-construction from the Cult of Pedagogy Assess with Respect by Co-Constructing Success Criteria with Students.
How to Co-Construct Success Criteria in Education. (n.d.). www.thecorecollaborative.com from https://www.thecorecollaborative.com/post/co-constructing-success-criteria-the-what-why-and-how-of-sharing-clarity-with-learners
Rosen, T. (n.d.). Success Criteria – PD Mosaic. www.pdmosaic.com from http://www.pdmosaic.com/success-criteria/