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<ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st  Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment...
P21 Members
Who is the Partnership? A unique partnership between business, education and policymakers With support from the U.S. Depar...
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21 st  Century Skills Framework
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<ul><li>Learning & Innovation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity & ...
21 st  Century Skills Framework <ul><li>Information, Media & Technology Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li...
21 st  Century Skills Framework <ul><li>Life & Career Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility & Adaptability </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Learning & Innovation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity & ...
21st Century Skills Framework How do I learn more about 21 st  century skills? www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21
<ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st  Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment...
<ul><li>What is Formative Assessment? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a process used by teachers and students during instruction t...
<ul><li>Clarifying and sharing learning intentions and criteria for success </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering effective classr...
<ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Definitional Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Gray areas </li></ul><ul><li>Grading </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Partnership for 21 st  Century Skills White Paper on Assessment </li></ul>Formative Assessment
<ul><li>P21 Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on 21 st  century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Make thinking visible,  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>What Teachers Need  </li></ul><ul><li>Good assessment skills </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical content knowledge </li>...
<ul><li>Why is formative assessment so important for 21 st  century skills?  </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on performance </li>...
<ul><li>Additional Comments  </li></ul><ul><li>External resources </li></ul><ul><li>Tools in white paper </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st  Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment...
<ul><li>PISA </li></ul><ul><li>Competition is global. </li></ul><ul><li>Internationally we are being held to different sta...
Source: Levy F. and R.J. Murnane (2004) The New Division of Labor: How Computers are Creating the Next Labor Market. Princ...
<ul><li>Developing large scale 21 st  century assessments is challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive  – government investm...
<ul><li>Innovation is possible  and  essential </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments drive learning </li></ul><ul><li>States – ref...
No innovation Radical innovation Paper-based Computer-based E-assessment – migration vs. transformation  Summative Assessm...
<ul><li>Collegiate Learning Assessment Council for Aid to Education </li></ul><ul><li>Performance tasks </li></ul><ul><li>...
ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO: Question 1 and Document Library Contents
ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO: Experiment Pictures
MYTHS: Brueghel Painting
<ul><li>High school and college   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competencies: Define, Access, Evaluate, Manage, Integrate, Create,...
Summative Assessment www.21stcenturyskills.org/Route21
<ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st  Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment...
<ul><li>Elements of classroom assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Goal setting </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Criteria based assessments. </li></ul><ul><li>What counts in the work? </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement of students in...
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<ul><li>Keep  the  </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Learning </li></ul>Maine Experience
<ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st  Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment...
<ul><li>North Carolina Computer Skills Test </li></ul><ul><li>Physics End-of-Course (online test) </li></ul><ul><li>Biolog...
<ul><li>The application suite designed to provide an interface to the North Carolina Online Test of Computer Skills.  </li...
North Carolina Experience
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North Carolina Experience
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<ul><li>http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/ </li></ul><ul><li>testing/computerskills/   </li></ul><ul><li>http:...
<ul><li>We need 21 st  century assessments. </li></ul>Conclusion
Conclusion We need a balance of formative and summative  assessments  of 21 st  century skills.
177 North Church Ave. Suite 305 Tucson, AZ  85701 (520) 623-2466 Contact Us www.21stcenturyskills.org
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    1. 1. Spotlight on Assessment and 21 st Century Skills: Moving Beyond AYP Partnership for 21 st Century Skills CoSN K-12 School Networking Conference Washington, D.C. March 10, 2008
    2. 2. <ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Summative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The North Carolina Experience </li></ul>Overview
    3. 3. P21 Members
    4. 4. Who is the Partnership? A unique partnership between business, education and policymakers With support from the U.S. Department of Education
    5. 5. <ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Summative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The North Carolina Experience </li></ul>Overview
    6. 6. 20 th Century Education Model
    7. 7. 21 st Century Skills Framework
    8. 8. 21 st Century Skills Framework <ul><li>Core Subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Arts </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Reading or Language </li></ul><ul><li>Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>World Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Civics </li></ul>21 st Century Themes - Global Awareness - Financial, Economic, Business & Entrepreneurship Literacy - Civic Literacy - Health Literacy
    9. 9. <ul><li>Learning & Innovation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity & Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Collaboration </li></ul>21 st Century Skills Framework
    10. 10. 21 st Century Skills Framework <ul><li>Information, Media & Technology Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Media Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>ICT (Information, Communications & </li></ul><ul><li>Technology) Literacy </li></ul>
    11. 11. 21 st Century Skills Framework <ul><li>Life & Career Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility & Adaptability </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative & Self-Direction </li></ul><ul><li>Social & Cross-Cultural Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity & Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership & Responsibility </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Learning & Innovation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity & Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Collaboration </li></ul>21 st Century Skills Framework
    13. 13. 21st Century Skills Framework How do I learn more about 21 st century skills? www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21
    14. 14. <ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Summative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The North Carolina Experience </li></ul>Overview
    15. 15. <ul><li>What is Formative Assessment? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides feedback to adjust ongoing teaching and learning to improve students’ achievement of intended outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>-- CCSSO </li></ul>Formative Assessment
    16. 16. <ul><li>Clarifying and sharing learning intentions and criteria for success </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering effective classroom discussions, questions and learning tasks that elicit evidence of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Providing feedback that moves learning forward </li></ul><ul><li>Activating students as the owners of their own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Activating students as instructional resources for one another </li></ul><ul><li>“ Classroom Assessment: Minute by Minute, Day by Day” Leahy, Lyon, Thompson, Wiliam. 2005. </li></ul>Formative Assessment What does it look like in the classroom?
    17. 17. <ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Definitional Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Gray areas </li></ul><ul><li>Grading </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Time </li></ul>Formative Assessment
    18. 18. <ul><li>Partnership for 21 st Century Skills White Paper on Assessment </li></ul>Formative Assessment
    19. 19. <ul><li>P21 Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Make thinking visible, </li></ul><ul><li>structured, real time, authentic </li></ul><ul><li>Data used to inform instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Build capacity of teachers </li></ul><ul><li>and students </li></ul>Formative Assessment <ul><li>F. A. Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>in Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Clarifying learning intensions/ </li></ul><ul><li>criteria (standards) </li></ul><ul><li>Rich information, elicit </li></ul><ul><li>evidence of learning, during </li></ul><ul><li>learning </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback to advance </li></ul><ul><li>learning </li></ul><ul><li>Process used by teachers </li></ul><ul><li>and students, activating </li></ul><ul><li>students </li></ul>Partnership for 21 st Century Skills White Paper on Assessment
    20. 20. <ul><li>What Teachers Need </li></ul><ul><li>Good assessment skills </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical content knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul>Formative Assessment
    21. 21. <ul><li>Why is formative assessment so important for 21 st century skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on performance </li></ul><ul><li>Greater authenticity possible </li></ul>Formative Assessment
    22. 22. <ul><li>Additional Comments </li></ul><ul><li>External resources </li></ul><ul><li>Tools in white paper </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capabilities for formative assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st century technology skills </li></ul></ul>Formative Assessment
    23. 23. <ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Summative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The North Carolina Experience </li></ul>Overview
    24. 24. <ul><li>PISA </li></ul><ul><li>Competition is global. </li></ul><ul><li>Internationally we are being held to different standards. </li></ul><ul><li>PISA is an assessment that is looking toward the future. It is rooted in “labor market demands.” </li></ul><ul><li>Basic skills are necessary, but not sufficient. </li></ul>Summative Assessment
    25. 25. Source: Levy F. and R.J. Murnane (2004) The New Division of Labor: How Computers are Creating the Next Labor Market. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press Summative Assessment
    26. 26. <ul><li>Developing large scale 21 st century assessments is challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive – government investment in innovation is essential (enhanced assessment grants). </li></ul><ul><li>Test development is bound by disciplinary conventions. </li></ul><ul><li>The status quo tends to drive much of what is done. </li></ul>Summative Assessment
    27. 27. <ul><li>Innovation is possible and essential </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments drive learning </li></ul><ul><li>States – reframing of standards and RFP process </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors can innovate and so can the government….. </li></ul>Summative Assessment
    28. 28. No innovation Radical innovation Paper-based Computer-based E-assessment – migration vs. transformation Summative Assessment
    29. 29. <ul><li>Collegiate Learning Assessment Council for Aid to Education </li></ul><ul><li>Performance tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Analytic reasoning </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Written communication </li></ul>Summative Assessment
    30. 30. ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO: Question 1 and Document Library Contents
    31. 31. ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO: Experiment Pictures
    32. 32. MYTHS: Brueghel Painting
    33. 33. <ul><li>High school and college </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competencies: Define, Access, Evaluate, Manage, Integrate, Create, Communicate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Topics: Humanities, Social Science, Practical Affairs, Popular Culture, Natural Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Topics - Communication and Research Tools, Database Management, Productivity Tools </li></ul></ul>ETS - iSkills Summative Assessment
    34. 34. Summative Assessment www.21stcenturyskills.org/Route21
    35. 35. <ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Summative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The North Carolina Experience </li></ul>Overview
    36. 36. <ul><li>Elements of classroom assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Goal setting </li></ul><ul><li>Setting criteria </li></ul>Maine Experience
    37. 37. <ul><li>Criteria based assessments. </li></ul><ul><li>What counts in the work? </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement of students in reflection of learning = increased learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Show evidence of learning – </li></ul><ul><li>Use wikis, video and digital </li></ul><ul><li>story-telling </li></ul>21 st Century Assessment Maine Experience
    38. 38. Feedback <ul><li>Peer conferences, peer editing </li></ul><ul><li>Project work with scientists, writers, journalists, architects and town planners </li></ul><ul><li>MEA constructed responses/ETS pilot </li></ul>Maine Experience
    39. 39. <ul><li>Keep the </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Learning </li></ul>Maine Experience
    40. 40. <ul><li>Who is the Partnership and what is the Framework for 21 st Century Skills? </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Summative Assessment of 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Experience </li></ul><ul><li>The North Carolina Experience </li></ul>Overview
    41. 41. <ul><li>North Carolina Computer Skills Test </li></ul><ul><li>Physics End-of-Course (online test) </li></ul><ul><li>Biology End-of-Course (true 21st century assessment) </li></ul>North Carolina Experience
    42. 42. <ul><li>The application suite designed to provide an interface to the North Carolina Online Test of Computer Skills. </li></ul><ul><li>NCDesk is a collection of small Java programs that replicate common applications, plus a test interface and a test simulation used to understand how the test will work. </li></ul><ul><li>The NCDesk programs perform a limited set of functions and can be used externally from the test and test simulation. </li></ul>NCDesk North Carolina Experience
    43. 43. North Carolina Experience
    44. 44. <ul><li>Online EOC Physics Test </li></ul><ul><li>84 multiple choice tests </li></ul><ul><li>Administered online </li></ul><ul><li>No longer than 4 hours </li></ul>North Carolina Experience
    45. 45. North Carolina Experience
    46. 46. Biology EOC PFL* <ul><li>PFL: Preparation for Future Learning multimedia instructional technology </li></ul>North Carolina Experience
    47. 47. Challenge <ul><li>Develop a multimedia product that can assess students’ content knowledge as well as their mastery of 21 st century skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide students the opportunity to use information as adults do in their jobs/lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide formative and summative feedback to students while they simultaneously learn new information and develop new skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Help students learn while they are being assessed so that no instructional time is lost to testing. </li></ul>North Carolina Experience
    48. 48. North Carolina Experience <ul><li>Design/research team headed by John Bransford (University of Washington) </li></ul><ul><li>Based on NC Standard Course of Study content: natural selection/genetic traits </li></ul><ul><li>Augmented classroom instruction with multimedia content to expand student understanding of core content </li></ul>
    49. 49. <ul><li>http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/ </li></ul><ul><li>testing/computerskills/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://cuacs8.mck.ncsu.edu/ncdesk/ </li></ul>North Carolina Experience
    50. 50. <ul><li>We need 21 st century assessments. </li></ul>Conclusion
    51. 51. Conclusion We need a balance of formative and summative assessments of 21 st century skills.
    52. 52. 177 North Church Ave. Suite 305 Tucson, AZ 85701 (520) 623-2466 Contact Us www.21stcenturyskills.org
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