Note: This micro-credential requires the use of the eSpark iPad or Frontier platform.
The educator uses the eSpark dashboard to identify targeted students based on student quiz scores, student videos, or time on task, and plans effective, targeted interventions by analyzing the data to determine how and when they should provide intervention.
The eSpark dashboard provides a wealth of information about each student’s individual progress within the platform; however, interpreting and leveraging this wealth of data can sometimes be overwhelming. Using various techniques, an educator can isolate the data on the dashboard to target individual students who may be in need of intervention, and plan an effective intervention by asking the right questions of the data to determine how, when, and with whom they should reteach or provide intervention. An effective eSpark intervention includes the following components:
An educator uses the eSpark dashboard to identify and determine reasons why a student may be in need of intervention or support, which include:
An educator prioritizes students who are in most immediate need of support by asking the following questions:
An educator drafts an effective intervention plan by incorporating the following steps and ideas:
For more information about using eSpark in your school or classroom, see the Resources section below.
The items in this following section detail what must be submitted for evaluation. To earn the micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Part 1 and a “Yes” for both artifacts submitted for Part 2.
(500-word limit total):
Submit a screenshot of the class dashboard or student drill down, or a downloaded version of the student video that helped identify which student requires intervention and why. (Note: You can download a student video by clicking the orange download button next to the video.) Add any necessary/valuable annotations to draw attention to important information.
Also submit the lesson plan for the intervention including objective, formative assessment, and any additional materials.
Reflect on your experience completing this micro-credential. (300-word limit):
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