Making Learning Visible: Understanding, Documenting, and Supporting Individual and Group Learning
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Documentation: When Does it Make Learning Visible? This document identifies factors to consider when creating or looking at documentation that tries to make learning visible.

Documentation and Display: What's the Difference? It can sometimes be hard to distinguish documentation from display. This document provides some suggestions for how to tell the difference.

Sketching An Exhibition is a set of questions designed to help you conceptualize how documentation of individual and group learning can be made public in or outside the classroom. The questions will help you think through how you might create an exhibition of learning for various audiences.

Components of Making Learning Visible presents a list of factors to consider when creating documentation to be shared beyond classroom walls. It includes a brief discussion of such features of documentation as title, context, supporting artifacts, analysis or interpretation, and format.

Menu: A Taste of Making Learning Visible Documentation is strengthened when we share it with others—students, parents, colleagues, or other community members. "Going public" with documentation can take different forms. Many of you may already be doing things that make learning visible. This menu is intended to further provoke your thinking about how to make learning visible in your setting.

One-pager: Documentation Definitions and Features

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