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A presentation on 21st century skills from the Partnership for 21st century skills.

A presentation on 21st century skills from the Partnership for 21st century skills.

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