As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

How does Perrin use traffic light cards?

What do the traffic light cards seem to do for student engagement?


Watch the skill video


Informal Strategies for Assessing Youth: Making Authentic Assessments

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

What information could you get from using traffic light cards in your setting?
Heather LaRosee''s picture
Our setting can have up to 75 students at a time. The traffic light system would be a easy tool to see how students are understanding information at a glance. For our staff to know where they may need to offer words of encouragment , ask leading questions, or stop and help students work through a problem they are having problems getting around. To react to each other statements in a quiet, non threatening way.