Andrew's Reflection
5th Grade -- Wednesday, January 23
6th Grade -- Thursday, January 24

Write a short essay about where you fall in the rubric below. Make sure that you discuss your place in each category (Project Choices, Effort & Participation, etc). Use specific examples and complete sentences. Your essay should be about 15 sentences long.

Post essay here:

Project Choices
  • Project involves following step by step directions from another source
  • Project is too easy for student

  • Chooses an authentic question, challenge, or task
  • Develops questions to answer focus question of project
  • Project challenges student
Effort & Participation
  • Lack of resources slows project
  • Student has trouble using time wisely or focusing on project
  • Continues working on the task even when difficulties arise or a solution was not immediately obvious
  • Sometimes distracts or gets distracted
  • Brings resources as needed
  • Works with others in class: comments on projects, offers help or expertise to other projects
  • Achieves high goals through hard work and determination
  • Comes to class prepared always
  • Extreme focus on goal and work
Daily Journal
  • Usually completes planning
  • Planning always completed and is detailed and focused on end goal of project
  • Planning completed, detailed, focused, and demonstrates an understanding of what can be done in a given amount of time
  • Usually completes reflection
  • Reflection is always completed and shows that student is thinking through the project and what can be done next time (this may mean revising project as needed)
  • Reflections completed and show that student is thinking through the project and his/her learning
  • Student changes habits that are keeping him/her from being successful in class or on the project
  • Posts files/links to most projects started/finished
  • Posts files/links to all projects started or finished
  • Posts links to all projects started/finished
  • Thoughtfully lists or updates projects they want to highlight
Technology Use
  • Exploring or mastering technology is the sole focus of the project
  • Technology is only used for finding OR communicating information
  • Technology is used for multiple uses that could include: finding information, processing information, communicating information, exploring/mastering a tool, etc.
*Rubric modified from Thinkering Studio, Jordy Whitmer