Reflect and Connect

Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 | Subjects: Reading, Language Arts

Students reflect on a learning moment through a simple video recording. Start a free 30-day WeVideo trial to use this assignment with your students!

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Assignment details

Overview Overview

Using a webcam recording or a screencast, students create a video that reflects their understanding of a lesson, activity, project, or assessment in a creative way.

Objectives Objectives

In this simple activity, students create a video to reflect on a learning moment. These reflections can happen as part of an assessment portfolio, as part of a showcase at the conclusion of a unit or inquiry-based project, or simply as an ongoing check for understanding. 

Tips & tricks Tips & tricks

  • Have students reflect on projects, assessments, activities, portfolio pieces, daily classwork, homework, or collaborative experiences.

  • Provide question stems or questions for reflection to scaffold this activity for students.

  • Create a visual for students to follow.

  • Make it collaborative! Pair students to discuss their reflections before recording.

ISTE standards ISTE standards

  • Empowered Learner 1.1.a

  • Innovative Designer 1.4.d