Navigating EBR

If you are new to Evidence-Based Reporting, below you’ll find a list of common terms and what they mean as well as a few diagrams to help show the relationship among the terms.

 

EBR Terminology

Standard-  A certain level of learning we would like students to attain (per grade level). One of the Big Ideas of a class. Students need to pass all standards to pass the class.
 

Skill- Subsets of standards showing more specifically what will be assessed. Not all standards will be broken down into substandards.

 

Target- The level of proficiency we expect students to attain for each skill. Students must demonstrate their knowledge and/or ability.

 

Scaled Target or Proficiency Scale- The band of 4,3,2,1 statements for a target. Level 3 is considered proficient, and getting all students to be proficient is our goal.


Success Criteria- Supporting skills and knowledge needed to get students on the target scale. This language will be modified the most throughout a course depending on unit and/or content.

Course Description- A document for each course that contains all standards and learning targets as well as other information about content, policies, and necessary materials.

 

EBR Rubric- A document that shows a scaled target and the relevant success criteria for getting on the scale. Teachers may hand these out at the beginning of units or for specific assignments.
 

Adapted from myebrexperience.com

MVCSD Mission:

Fostering growth and confidence as learners and people.

 

MVCSD Vision:

Through effective and intentional collaboration, the Mount Vernon Community School District will develop clear goals that outline the steps needed to be an exemplary district of choice.