“Classroom Formative Assessment for the 21st Century Classroom” Background, Overview and Introduction A Project Funded by Title IId: Enhancing Education Through Technology
Overview Instructional Technology Services Alignment 27J Global Ends National Standards for Tech and Literacy 21st Century Skills Instructional Initiatives Title IId Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) Grant Program Formula Competitive 27J Online
27J Instructional Technology Services September 2008 Student Achievement Division Educational Technology and Information Literacy Plan Needs Assessment Trends Goals, Objectives and Strategies “Relevant, appropriate and seamless use of technology . . .” Guiding Standards (ISTE, AASL, 21st Century)
What are 21st Century Skills? Analysis of Six Main Standards Documents: Partnership for 21st Century Skills International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) - 3 American Association of School Libraries (AASL) Colorado Revised Academic Standards Documents Four Main Strands: Learning, Creativity, Innovation, Inquiry and Critical Thinking Communication and Collaboration 21st Century Fluency (Information, Media and Technology) Personal Growth, Autonomy and Global Citizenship
School District 27J Global Ends and 21st Century Skills District 27J exists so that students have the knowledgeand skills for present and future success Students achieve academic excellence. They meet or exceed all state and federal academic standards appropriate to their grade. Students have the ability to think critically. Students have the ability to govern themselves successfully. They are self-directed and self-motivated. They have the knowledge and desire to maintain personal health. They have a sound sense of morals and ethics. Students have the requisite life skills to be successful in their lives. They exhibit superior relationship skills. They are tolerant. They are post-secondary ready. Students learn and embrace good citizenship. They have an appreciation of our nation’s foundations, traditions, and history. They are globally aware. They look beyond themselvesto the greater good.
Instructional Initiatives and the 21st Century Standards Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learningand the 21st Century Skills Critical Thinking Self-motivation/direction Personal Growth Autonomy Reflection Instructional Model Communication Collaboration Learning Personal Growth
CFA for 21st Century Classrooms Project Project Goals: Enhance the assessment and data technology tools available to/used by educators within the district; Improve educators’ classroom assessment practices in ways that develop students’ skills as independent 21st Century learners; Facilitate and support educator use of 21st Century assessment and data tools within the classroom to engage learners and increase student achievement.