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 Black&White Joined: Nov 2008 Posts: 46 Junior Member
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Marzano Proficiency scales
10-25-2016, 06:32 PM
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Hello.I've moved to a new district where Marzano is used for teacher evaluations. I have been encouraged to use rating scales with my students for every lesson. Being new to the district and Marzano, I have asked on 3 different occasions for examples, research, and/or videos to help me grasp how to implement the request at the Kindergarten level. I can see how it can be beneficial to students 3rd grade and up but can't grasp how such an abstract concept can be appropriate for Kinders. I've tried looking online but haven't found practical and applicable implementation. Help please.

 bennyjake Joined: May 2010 Posts: 621 Senior Member
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Sorry,
10-26-2016, 07:21 PM
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no help, but know I went through your same experience years ago when our district initiated Marzano. Even the trainer from the east coast was not able to give examples of how this looks in kinder! Do you have a kinder teaching partner? I've seen ideas as simple as thumbs up, thumbs down...we basically have to post learning goals. Good luck!

 redmonkey Joined: Jan 2009 Posts: 2,142 Senior Member
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10-27-2016, 07:57 AM
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We are doing learning scales as well but I teach 5th grade. I can create a sample for you of kindergarten and post it later.

 redmonkey Joined: Jan 2009 Posts: 2,142 Senior Member
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10-27-2016, 08:08 AM
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MAFS.K.CC.1.1
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

4- I can evaluate a sequence of numbers to determine if a student is counting by ones or tens.
3- I can count to 100 by ones and tens.
2- I can do some of the following:
-count to 100 by ones
- count to 100 by tens
-I know the following terms: ones, tens, one hundred
1- I can do the above with help.
0-Even with help I can not count to 100 by ones or tens.

 Sbkangas5 Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 6,569 Senior Member
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10-28-2016, 04:22 PM
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Rating scales for every lesson? Wow - so not helpful in kinder. I'm sorry they are asking that of you!

 Black&White Joined: Nov 2008 Posts: 46 Junior Member
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Thank you
11-04-2016, 08:11 PM
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Thanks everyone. I do have a teaching partner but this is her first year in Kindergarten. Last year was her first year at this school and learning about Marzano scales. I've asked around but get very vague answers about it being an abstract concept (like really? tell me something I don't already know) I've had a few 1st grade teachers show me what they are using but it is exactly what my admin told me was too vague and not concrete enough. Ugh!
I get the sense that it is a fun new word but no one has a clue as to what it actually looks like appropriately at the Kindergarten level. : (

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