How Do Your Elementary Students Show What They Know by Gail LovelyPresentation Transcript
How Do Your Elementary Students Show What They Know? Gail Lovely [email_address]
What do they know?
Quote by a 4th grader: "How exactly am I supposed to know all this stuff if I keep forgetting to learn it?"
Evaluation and Assessment
A major role of teachers
A part of instruction?
A student responsibility?
to a point
One problem, delay in knowing how one did.
Technology meets Testing
Classroom Response Systems
Excellent for formative evaluation
“Nearly Now” Feedback
Ask a question and get info through tools many students have…
“ Rites of Passage” Assignments
California Missions San Rafael Arcangel Mission San Rafael Arcangel was the 20th Mission. It was the only mission that was built as a Hospital, then they added a church. Mission San Rafael Arcangel is one of the missions that doesn't have a Quadrangle and was the only mission that did't have a bell tower. Father Gil was put in charge of the hospital. When it was in the old days the missions didn't look like they do now, they looked old. These days the missions look new. By Geneva http://library.thinkquest.org/J001749/
But in addition to the product…
Needs to have evaluation and criteria
Not good enough to just do old stuff with new tools.
Remember “Good Ol’ Bloom?”
Use New Tools to Do MORE Special thanks to Darren Kurowpatwa
“A rubric is an explicit summary of the criteria for assessing a particular piece of student work, plus levels of potential achievement for each criterion.” (source)