Professional Development Turnkey Kit: Student Learning Objectives for Teachers - Session 4

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Session 4

Student Learning Objectives 102 for Teachers: The use of the multistate SLO rubric

Time: 14 minutes

Description: This video provides an introduction to Student Learning Objectives. By watching this video, you will: learn the elements of an SLO, using an example; understand where to turn for more resources; and learn how to use the Multi-State SLO Rubric to measure SLO quality.

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is committed to providing district leaders, teachers, and principals support as they develop and implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs).  NYSED will host a new series of short videos that aim to provide targeted assistance to teachers and principals of various specialties as they develop SLOs.  Additional videos will be posted throughout the Fall. Each video will focus on key objectives, including the ability to:

1. Distinguish unique characteristics of the teaching assignment and its implications for the SLO development
2. Use three guiding questions to work through key decision points
3. Complete all 8 sections of the New York SLO template

Resources Required

Student Learning Objectives 102 for Teachers

Draft Multi-State SLO Rubric

Grade 6 Science SLO Template