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Unformatted text preview: The LES
Learning Evaluation Situation A Learning and Evaluation
Situation is a sequential set of
tasks whose purpose is to
develop and evaluate specific
competencies What Makes an LES?
What An authentic context intentionally selected to
develop and assess a competency
Complex tasks and
learning activities A meaningful issue
or question A problem to solve or
a product to create Complex Tasks:
Complex Contexts where learning takes
place using knowledge and
skills for real purpose
Involves cross curricular
Draws on higher order thinking
Is significant for learners Essential Questions:
Essential What do you want your students
To be able to share and apply to
new Building an LES
Building Identify an essential and authentic
inquiry Identify the tasks and the
performance Identify final evidence Engage learners through inquiry WHERE?
WHERE? Where the unit is going, What is expected
and What the students already know. Hook all students and Hold their interest
ook Equip students, help them experience key
ideas and explore ideas
ideas Rethinking and Revision opportunities
ethinking Evaluation by self and teacher ...
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- Winter '12