Professional Development Turnkey Kit: Student Learning Objectives for Teachers - Session 6

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Session 6

Student Learning Objectives: The 50% Rule for Teachers

Time: x minutes

Description: This video explains the 50% rule using four examples:

  1. Grade 8 ELA and Social Studies teacher
  2. Elementary Physical Education teacher
  3. High School Science Teacher
  4. Inclusion teacher

In this video, you will:

  • Learn how to determine whether or not you will write SLOs
  • Learn how to determine for which courses you will write SLOs

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is committed to providing district leaders, teachers, and principals support as they develop and implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs).  NYSED will host a new series of short videos that aim to provide targeted assistance to teachers and principals of various specialties as they develop SLOs.  Additional videos will be posted throughout the Fall. Each video will focus on key objectives, including the ability to:

1. Distinguish unique characteristics of the teaching assignment and its implications for the SLO development
2. Use three guiding questions to work through key decision points
3. Complete all 8 sections of the New York SLO template

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Student Learning Objectives: The 50% Rule for Teachers