Submission Guidelines & Evaluation Criteria
To earn this micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1 and 3 and an Exemplary score for Part 2.
Part 1. Overview questions
(300-word limit for each question)
Describe the student population that you created the learning environment for, including the following descriptors: grade level, demographics, number of students in each class, content area, and schedule (block, periods, etc.).
Describe all the systems and strategies you used to create flexible learning spaces. These might be broken up into three phases:
Before: Be sure to include the pedagogy that pushed you to make this space flexible.
During: Describe the change you are making to create a more flexible learning environment.
After: Map the result of that change and next steps moving forward.
Part 2. Work examples/artifacts
Submit artifacts that were created while creating flexible learning spaces (such as links to writing, audio, images, video, or other products), including such items as:
Photos of the activity zones with annotations and descriptions of what each zone is used for
A video of the activity zones with written or audio descriptions of what they are used for
Part 3. Reflection
Provide a reflection on what you learned using the following question as guidance (200-word limit):
How has creating flexible learning spaces improved classroom management, student achievement, and classroom culture? Moving forward, how might your practice change as a result of what you have learned?
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