During independent tasks, students apply learning in new ways. In doing so, students synthesize information, transform ideas, and solidify their understanding.Students are primarily responsible for learning.
Strategies for Independent Tasks
- mentor texts/exemplars
- performance criteria, rubrics, and scoring guides
- Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, "From copying to learning: using exemplars to engage students with assessment criteria and feedback" (Handley & Williams)
- Educational Leadership, "Feed Up, Back, Forward" (Fisher & Frey)