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8 ways feedback makes proficiencies work

Meet Grace Gilmour, and her proficiency-based classroom.

assessment in proficiency-based classrooms“Oh yay. I was like: yay, my heart.”

This was Grace Gilmour’s response to a student’s honest appraisal of her class: “I love it in here because I always feel like I know the next steps on the road to improving.”

Grace teaches social studies to 7th and 8th graders at Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury, Vermont. Like teachers across the state, she has been working hard to implement proficiency based learning in her classroom.

If you ask her how it’s going, Grace will likely smile and whisper, “it’s working.”

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