A well-written, developmental proficiency scale can be used during an entire instructional sequence that includes: Pre-assessment, Benchmarking, Modified scoring, Formative feedback, Peer feedback, Self-reflection, and Summative assessment. Proficiency Scales based on success criteria (what does learning look like?) can also be used to create a One-Point Rubric for Summative scoring, which saves grading time and supports standards-based learning. 


Purpose: This working session provides instruction, includes practice, and supports teaching teams as they develop proficiency scales and one-point rubrics.


Focus: Understand the power of a developmental proficiency scale. Create a simple tool that does complex work in the classroom.