A Message From the Principal
As part of Sprayberry's Academic Strategic Action Plan the faculty will
focus on a specific strategy each month and we will post the focus on this
Sprayberry’s Fall 2010 Semester Monthly Focus
is in place that includes the three areas of feedback: strengths, areas of
weakness, and next steps.
Teachers conference with students to monitor progress
and provide feedback.
Teachers are assessing student work during
Student work is analyzed according to the standards and
is used to guide instructional decisions.
Rubrics are developed
collaboratively by teachers
based on standards and instruction.
On-going formative assessments are common practice
Assessment-Assessment for Learning:
Homework, Quizzes, and Tests.
The easiest form of information to collect concerning
This information would be richer if students were
required to explain their thinking (Extended Response).
Frequent short tests are better than infrequent long
New learning should be tested within about a week of
Three things the student has learned, two questions the
student has, one action the student will take.
Ticket out the
Students must give feedback, in written format, in
order to leave class.
What did you learn today?
How is …. similar to/different from….?
Tell me what you learned about today.
Pre and post assessments designed to drive
Similar in design and format to state assessments.
Assessment items should align with collaboratively
“unwrapped” standards in order to pinpoint what the students need to know
and be able to do.
Students’ results are analyzed in collaborative groups
(PLC) to guide instructional decisions.