In 1997, Norman Webb developed depth-of-knowledge levels to facilitate the evaluation of questions and tasks in grade-level and standards-based assessments. Many educators have found these levels to be useful in evaluating the cognitive complexity of their own instructional tasks.
Wixie can be used to support, encourage, and evaluate elementary student knowledge and thinking at all Depth of Knowledge (DOK) levels. Wixie is both a curriculum tool and a student productivity tool; it can be used for lower-level assessments of existing student knowledge, higher-level demonstrations of solutions and ideas, and everything in between.
Here are ways you can use Wixie to engage elementary students at each level of Webb's Depth of Knowledge.Read More