Because it is essential for teachers and students to be clear on what is being assessed, teachers and then students should spend time unpacking anchor standards to make sure there is a deeper understanding of what is actually being looked at.

In this video, listen to Susi Mauldin, 6th grade communication arts teacher from Reeds Spring School District in MO, talks about impact of the Unpacking for Success protocol. Listen in to how she and her teaching partner grew through the Impact Teams process to improve their instruction and students’ learning.

How do you currently ensure that all teachers and students are clear about the standards they are assessing? Please share

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