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general description of assessment related to common core state standards

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    • ASSESSMENT IN THE ERAOF CCSSAUTHENTIC, BALANCED ASSESSMENT
    • Promoting 21st century success How do we help students develop knowledge and skills to succeed in school and life? Real-world skills  Collaboration  Problem-solving  Decision making Core subjects and 21st century themes Learning and innovation skills Information literacy, media literacy, technology skills College and career readiness-work expectations Communication skills
    • BALANCED APPROACHAssessment programs are successful when they use abalanced approach, giving educators information frommultiple sources upon which to make instructionaldecisions.
    • …a well rounded view of whatstudents know and can do. We need different resources that will generate data for informed decision making…to measure student progress toward meeting the standards. Summative tests? Formative assessments?…ensure students are movingtoward mastery of important skillsrequired for college and careerreadiness and success in life.
    • Formative assessments Incorporated by teachers during instruction to get feedback and adjust teaching Provides critical analysis Uncover opportunities for instructional intervention. Even change the pace of instruction.
    • Course assessments Link assessment to instruction throughout the school year and provide feedback Interim/benchmark assessments Provide administrators access to student data that can be aggregated or disaggregated Help discover trends and patterns in student performance Identify best practices Allocate more for low assessment areas
    • Performance assessment New innovative assessments Drive richer assessment Rubrics based on skillsSummative assessments Sum up or describe what has been learned Measure student achievement with reports showing what students can do on specific content standards and skills Show progress Give administrators and teachers tools to compare student growth over time…accountability
    • Best practices and approaches Authentic learning experiences  Performance tasks  Uncover deeper levels of student understanding  Ability to think through a problem  Students demonstrate mastery of specific skills by  Performing functions  Creating projects  Represent application of knowledge  Evaluate cognitive skills
    • Technology-enhanced assessments Instant feedback Efficient Dynamic Tailored to different students Eliminate gaps in individual student learning Track progress Portable records
    • Extended constructed-response Measure learning outside traditional assessment  Writing an essay  Answering open-ended questions Writing Writing, producing work, and explaining how they arrived at the answer.  Assessments help students improve their essay-writing skills  Students must graduate with  Ability to write logical arguments  Sound reasoning  Use relevant evidence
    • SBAC AND PARCC by 2014 Widespread changes through assessment programs SBAC  SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortia PARCC  Partnership for Assessment Readiness for College and Careers Web-based data collection systems to support both will probably be purchased by districts.  TerraNova from McGraw-Hill  PearsonAccess (e-Portfolio services from Pearson)  Houghton MifflinHarcourt Pinpoint