Provide opportunities for students to compare work from the beginning of the school year to see progression

Having students revisit old work products and, if appropriate, having them evaluate those old work products by current rubrics for similar assignments can illustrate for students how far they have come, which helps build confidence and stamina for more hard work ahead.

We suggest implementing these strategies:

Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year

Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.

Strong Start


Keeping Up


Midterm Reset


Exam Prep


Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.

Is the On-Track Framework helpful?