DOK 4 Criteria

  • Performance tasks are Key in the higher order DOK 3-4
  • DOK 4 is “real world application”  (application is a skill)
  • The nature of a DOK 4 activity calls for a PBL  -project based learning
  • Take more time
  • Rubric
  • Product is important and different
  • Teacher is facilitator…roles change as the student does the work
  • Collaboration
  • Students make decisions
  • Students do research
  • Challenge the kids
  • Problem solving
  • Higher order thinking –HOT
  • Discovery & Inquiry
  • Student does the work and they discovery through inquiry
  • Cross disciplines
  • Greater student autonomy…not cookie cutter
  • They are not led, as they come to their own conclusions.

Curve ball….. Throw on a “what if”, make it real world, this changes directions in thought…This is big, as it shifts the PBL to make them

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