Our assessment journey feb 26Presentation Transcript
Our Assessment JourneyLiteracy Coach: Andrea Hnatiuk Math Coach: Cindy Smith
How well do I understand assessment?
Your Assessment Experience• I remember one time when….• A really positive experience for me was when….• One thing I’ve never forgotten is…..• Some things I remember my teacher(s) doing are….
Why Do We Assess?
What is Assessment?• Systematically conducted• Contributes to an overall picture of each student’s achievement
How Do We Assess?• Assessment For Learning• Assessment As Learning• Assessment Of Learning
Formative Assessment• Informs our practice• Provides information about what students already know (preassessment), are learning, and have learned.• What has been learned? What needs to be learned? Relies on specific, descriptive feedback that relies on criteria and is focussed on improvement.
Some Formative Assessment Activities• Flip cards, stop lights, fist to five, thumbs up/down• Conversations, talking probes, Think Pair Share• Entrance slips, exit slips• Debates, show me, model, teach me, explain your reasoning.• White boards• Senteos (clickers), cell phones, ipads
Summative Assessment• A summary of the level to which students have reached or mastered outcomes• Evaluation• How students performed in relation to a standard.• Considers evidence and decides whether or not students have learned what was needed and how well they have learned it.• Reported using grades,numbers, or checks
Formative Summative During After Learning Learning To inform decisions on instruction, and For to help students communication understand where to parents and they are in their for placement learning
Where we were, where we’re going Shifting the BalanceWestern and Northern Canadian Protocol for Collaboration in Education. (2006).
Education is a journey, whereteachers and leaders are learnersalongside students. Together we needto make learning more meaningful tostudents. Together we learn to createan education system that addresses21st century learners, children whowill be competent citizens in atechnological, collaborative globalcommunity.