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Visual Dashboards for Class Competitions at LPS Richmond

Sophia Thomas, teacher, explains how the class developed visual dashboards to show individual and team progress against goals in order to engage students, celebrate growth, and stay on pace.


Transcript: Sophia Thomas: Purple is in the moment on that particular day. It's just to give you a sense of how productive you are being as a team during that time. There's something around the positive competitive atmosphere that exists that really pushes kids to be a little bit more motivated and a little bit more engaged with what they're doing. We started with the team idea in the first semester but we built the dashboard. I was trying to track stuff on the wall and just trying to do it manually. The moment we made this digital where they could see a visual, it transformed the energy of what was happening in the classroom.