In standards-driven classrooms, the amount of content students are expected to know is often overwhelming. Proficiency scales support teachers in organising and delivering instruction, assessment and feedback so that students clearly understand what they need to know and be able to do. In A Handbook for Developing and Using Proficiency Scales in the Classroom, author Jan K Hoegh outlines how K–12 teachers can effectively create and utilise proficiency scales during instruction to improve teaching and learning.
- Understand how to create and use proficiency scales to clearly frame classroom instruction and assessment
- Learn how to write high-quality proficiency scales and enrich student learning
- Discover how to support students with disabilities, English learners, and gifted and talented students with accommodations and modifications to proficiency scales
- Recognise the various ways teachers, students and parents can use proficiency scales
- Receive numerous tools and templates that aid in effectively applying the book’s strategies and ideas