This discussion protocol supports collegial examination of assignments and student work. It provides also structured time for appreciation of the assignment and student work. For more information on the research and benefits to be had from taking the time to appreciate the work, please google "appreciative inquiry"

Here is a form that you can revise or use "as is" provide closure to small group discussions of student work and assignments ("lesson study")

Materials from National School Reform Faculty (NSRF) that were provided at the ESWPN-SLI as additional aids and protocols for studying student work. There are also a host of additional materials from the NSRF site NSRF

Examining Assessments
Describing Student Work: A Slice of Writing