Learning Targets

  • Target with arrow hitting the bullseye
     Unlike instructional objectives, which are about instruction, derived from content standards, written in teacher language, and used to guide teaching during a lesson or across a series of lessons, learning targets frame a lesson from the student point of view.  A learning target helps students grasp the lesson's purpose--why it is crucial to learn this chunk of information, on this day, and in this way. Learning targets written in a student friendly way, often are posted beginning with the works "I CAN..." 
     

Learning Targets Documents