Designing Global Performance-Based Assessment Tasks
Designing Global Performance-Based Assessment Tasks<br />Marjorie Larner, Coach ISSN<br />Neelam Chowdhary, Executive Director of Global Learning Programs <br />
What is the <br />Graduation Portfolio System?<br />A process or approach to planning and instruction that leads to the production of student work through a performance-based assessment system.<br />This student work can be assessed in relation to a set of performance outcomes and rubrics that demonstrate college readiness and global competence.<br />The performance outcomes are designed for:<br /><ul><li>6 core subject areas
Alignment to Common Core/State Standards</li></li></ul><li>What are Performance Outcomes?<br />The Graduation Portfolio System starts with Performance Outcomes.<br />The performance outcomes define the enduring understandings, skills and dispositions that globally competent, college-ready students will be able to demonstrate at the commencement level. These are aligned to the Common Core.<br />
How the Graduation Portfolio System Works<br />Standards/<br />GPS Performance Outcomes & Rubrics <br />Portfolio of Student Work<br />College Ready and Globally Competent Graduate<br />This is a continuous cycle that: <br /><ul><li>repeats across the curriculum
happens in the classroom and in out-of-school time
drives improvement among teachers and students</li></li></ul><li>The Task Design Process<br />
ELA Student Sample #1:<br />Visual Montage Self Reflection<br />
Activity<br />Work in groups to review the ELA task (student sample #2). Use the Performance Outcomes worksheet to identify how the lesson is globally focused. Reflect upon the following questions:<br />Which domains does the task address?<br />What features of the task qualify to make it a performance-based assessment?<br />
Thank You!<br />Please feel free to contact us with any questions:<br />Marjorie Larnermarjorielarner@gmail.com<br />Neelam Chowdhary firstname.lastname@example.org<br />
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