Self Assessment Video Library

Self assessment is essential to learning. It leads to learning that cannot be achieved otherwise, and helps students become independent learners. When peer and self assessing, students gather information about their learning; reflect on how well they are learning; and plan next steps to improve their learning.

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Viewing Guide: This viewing guide facilitates learning about the assessment approaches shown in the video, and provides support for trying new practices. It contains references, tools and templates, and should be used in conjunction with the viewing of the video.   PDF
Video Transcript:  
This document contains a transcript of all of the video segments in this series.
Segment 1: Self-Assessment – The Process
 Self assessment is crucial to improved learning; however, the skills need to be modeled and taught. This segment introduces a four-stage process for developing students' self-assessment skills.
Segment 2: Self Assessment - Defining Success Criteria
 Knowing what they are learning and what it looks like when they learn is the first step in teaching students to self assess as they learn.
Segment 3: Apply the Success Criteria
 Students learn to apply success criteria in assessing their work.
Segment 4: Feedback on Peer and Self-Assessment
 Feedback from the teacher and other students improves the quality of students' peer and self-assessments. Peer assessment allows students to develop and practice their skills in giving and receiving feedback.
Segment 5: Setting Learning Goals
 Once students have learned to recognize, describe and apply success criteria, they can use their self and peer assessments to plan next steps