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    1. 1. Where Do We All Fit In?  Aligning the PSSA Assessment Anchors with K-16 Information Literacy Standards Ellysa Stern Cahoy Central PA K-16 Information Literacy Network April 19, 2007
    2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>PA Assessment Anchors </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Designing Authentic Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Group Exploration / Discussion </li></ul>
    3. 3. Assessment Anchors <ul><li>Core standards for measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Describe which state standards are measured by the PSSA </li></ul><ul><li>Define grade-appropriate expectations for each grade level and content area </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify “eligible content” for each grade level </li></ul>
    4. 4. Assessment Anchors <ul><li>STRATEGIES… </li></ul><ul><li>Identify anchors that are a natural fit for information literacy skills and behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Track the adoption of IL-related anchors </li></ul><ul><li>Tie curriculum, instruction and assessment to Anchors </li></ul>
    5. 5. Information Literacy Standards Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning. American Association of School Librarians, 1998.
    6. 7. Traditional vs Authentic Assessment TRADITIONAL AUTHENTIC Selecting a pre-set response Performing a task Recalling information Constructing / applying knowledge Teacher driven Student driven Based on indirect evidence Based on direct evidence
    7. 8. Authentic Assessment Examples <ul><li>Oral Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Story or Text Retelling </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Samples </li></ul><ul><li>Projects/Exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>Experiments/Demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed-Response Items </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>(Callison, 1998) </li></ul>
    8. 9. Authentic Assessment
    9. 10. Authentic Assessment
    10. 11. Authentic Assessment in Practice
    11. 12. Authentic Assessment in practice
    12. 13. <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Resource based instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of IL standards </li></ul>Building Blocks for Success
    13. 17. http://www.edportal.ed.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt
    14. 18. http://www.edportal.ed.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt
    15. 19. Education is the kindling of a flame …not the filling of a vessel. --Socrates
    16. 20. References <ul><li>Callison, Daniel. “Authentic Assessment.” School Library Media Activities Monthly 14, no. 5 (January 1998). </li></ul><ul><li>Harada, Violet and Joan M. Yoshina. Assessing Learning . Libraries Unlimited, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning. American Association of School Librarians, 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Harada, Violet and Joan M. Yoshina. “ Assessing Learning: The Missing Piece in Instruction?” School Library Media Activities Monthly . (March 2006) 22 (7) : </li></ul><ul><li>Miller, Donna. The Standards-Based Integrated Library . Linworth, 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Stephens, Angela. Authentic Assessment . Available at: www.irvingisd.net/academyits/Authentic%20Assessment.ppt </li></ul>
    17. 21. View this presentation online: http://www.slideshare.net/ellysa/k-16

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