BEST Collaboration Toolkit (v1.0)
Collaboration is an individual’s capacity to contribute to and work with, other people in a process that reflects equity and requires interdependence as they work toward solving a problem, achieving a goal, or completing a project or task.
Tool 1: Teacher Design & Planning for Collaboration Grades K-12
Tool 2: Preparing Students for Collaboration
Tool 3: Supporting Students during Collaboration
Tool 4: Reflection & Assessment of Collaboration Skills for Teachers and Students
- Tool 4.1: Student Collaboration Self-Assessment Tool
- Tool 4.2: Group Collaboration Assessment Tool
- Tool 4.3: Teacher Group Collaboration Assessment Tool
- Tool 4.4: Post Collaboration Activity Student Self-Assessment & Reflection Tool
BEST Self-Direction Toolkit (v1.0)
Self-direction is a competency that includes both the intrapersonal skills of self-awareness and reflection and the interpersonal skills of collaborating with others to elicit feedback and support during the learning process.
Tool 1: Student Assessment of Self-Direction Growth (Grades 6-12 – Teacher, Student)
Tool 2: Self-Direction Road Map Grades 6-8 (Teacher, Student)
Tool 2: Self-Direction Road Map Grades 9-12 (Teacher, Student)
Tool 2: Self-Direction Rubric Alignment Table
Videos, Webinars, and Presentations
Episode 1: Rethinking Self-Direction Work-Study Practices [Slide Deck | Transcript]
Episode 2: Exploring Self-Direction Evidence Collection Tools [Slide Deck | Transcript]
Presentation: Practical Tool to Encourage Self-Direction Among Students for In-Person and Remote Learning [Slide Deck | Transcript]
Applying Creative Thinking and Developing Creative Product Rubrics – (Grades K-2; Grades 3-5; Grades 6-8; Grades 9-12)
Communication Rubrics – (Grades K-2; Grades 3-5; Grades 6-8; Grades 9-12) – PENDING
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