PHS Proficiency Scales
The proficiency scale below communicates each level of proficiency through a life skill all of us have done at some point in our lives or another - riding a bike on our own.
How does the 4-point proficiency scale help students, teachers, and parents?
The 4-point proficiency scale increases the likelihood our students "hit" the targets (3.0) that are clearly defined for them.
We are taking the secrecy out of what they need to learn and practice, and there's no secret about what they will be tested or graded on.
Proficiency scales provide clarity and transparency relative to levels of mastery.
The 4-point proficiency scale puts the focus on learning and what to learn next rather than on points possible on an assignment, project, quiz, or test.
The 4-point proficiency scale empowers students to:
Track their progress relative to the expectations in the standard's proficiency scale.
Set goals based on what they can do well and what they still need to focus their class time on learning and getting better at.
Identify skills on the proficiency scale they still do not know how to do yet and skills they focus on learning, asking for help on, and practicing in school (and at home).
Celebrate their growth, progress, and proficiency for each standard.
The 4-point proficiency scale increases clarity and equips students, teachers, and parents with a way to talk about what the student currently can do and what the student is still working on learning and becoming proficient at.
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