As we convert the art classroom to a ROLE classroom (Results Only Learning Environment) this year, midterms will look a bit different.
A ROLE classroom seeks to encourage students to take control of their own learning while developing individual skills and a desire to take creative risks. While I know this is new to most, my goal is to help students form personal goals, formulate a strategy, assess the results, and strategize a new plan until the goal is met.
Midterm grades were determined based on a conference between the student and I. A record of the conversation is recorded in the comments section of the "Midterm" assignment in Powerschool. Here's a few examples of what this feedback might look like: