Bellwork• What is the difference between  Assessment and Testing?                 Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To    09...
Chapter 1:Why Do Teachers Need toKnow about Assessment                Jordan Jucutan                Danica Jucutan        ...
Student Learning Objectives• I can..  – Differentiate Assessment and Testing  – Distinguish traditional reasons    versus ...
Norms• Come to class prepared and ready to  learn• Cellphones on vibrate or silent• Everyone deserves respect• Do your bes...
Warm-Up Activity• On a small sheet of paper/index  card…  1. Write a question about ASSESSMENT  2. On the other side of th...
Federal Laws Rule• No Child Left Behind (NCLB)• Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)  – The goal of the Act was f...
Assessment vs Testing• Assessment   – Educational assessment is a formal     attempt to determine students’ status with   ...
Activity 11. Count off…1-52. Find your group3. Listen to the instructions…..                  Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers N...
Yesteryears• Diagnosing strength and weakness  – Pre-assessment: assessment that takes place    prior to the teacher’s ini...
Cont…• Assigning grades   – Best way to assign grades is to collect     evidence of a student’s accomplishments• Determine...
Today• Test results determine public perceptions of  educational effectiveness• Students’ assessment performances are  inc...
What do teachers need to      know about assessment?1.    Constructing your own assessment instrument2.    Using assessmen...
AssessmentContinuum voting1. Educational assessment is a formal attempt to   determine student’s status with respect to   ...
Did We?• Differentiate Assessment and Testing• Distinguish traditional reasons versus  today’s reasons for teachers to kno...
Resources• Popham , James W. Classroom Assessment What      Teachers Need to Know . 6th ed. Boston, MA:      Pearson Educa...
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  1. 1. Bellwork• What is the difference between Assessment and Testing? Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 1 Know About Assessment?
  2. 2. Chapter 1:Why Do Teachers Need toKnow about Assessment Jordan Jucutan Danica Jucutan ED 450 September 10, 2012 Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 Know About Assessment?
  3. 3. Student Learning Objectives• I can.. – Differentiate Assessment and Testing – Distinguish traditional reasons versus today’s reasons for teachers to know about assessment – Recognize what classroom teachers need to know about assessment Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 3 Know About Assessment?
  4. 4. Norms• Come to class prepared and ready to learn• Cellphones on vibrate or silent• Everyone deserves respect• Do your best and have fun LEARNING! Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 4 Know About Assessment?
  5. 5. Warm-Up Activity• On a small sheet of paper/index card… 1. Write a question about ASSESSMENT 2. On the other side of the paper, write your own answer Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 5 Know About Assessment?
  6. 6. Federal Laws Rule• No Child Left Behind (NCLB)• Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – The goal of the Act was for the government to supply aid for underprivileged children in schools in order to improve the performance of these students and elevate them to the same level that the more privileged students were achieving at the time• Improving America’s Schools Act (IASA) – Reauthorized the ESEA and began making efforts to analyze student scores but had no real consequences for schools that were performing poorly Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 6 Know About Assessment?
  7. 7. Assessment vs Testing• Assessment – Educational assessment is a formal attempt to determine students’ status with respect to educational variables of interest• Test – Example: • Essay Test, multiple choice tests, and true false tests. – Once a teacher says “Test” Automatically students would think paper and pencil! Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 7 Know About Assessment?
  8. 8. Activity 11. Count off…1-52. Find your group3. Listen to the instructions….. Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 8 Know About Assessment?
  9. 9. Yesteryears• Diagnosing strength and weakness – Pre-assessment: assessment that takes place prior to the teacher’s initiation of instruction• Monitoring students’ progress – Formative: it is the use of assessment-elicited evidence intended to improve unsuccessful yet still modifiable instruction – Summative: refers to the use of test whose purpose is to make a final success/failure decision about relatively unmodifiable set of instructional activities Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 9 Know About Assessment?
  10. 10. Cont…• Assigning grades – Best way to assign grades is to collect evidence of a student’s accomplishments• Determine instructional effectiveness – Student’s tests performances can help teachers infer how effective their teaching has been Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 10 Know About Assessment?
  11. 11. Today• Test results determine public perceptions of educational effectiveness• Students’ assessment performances are increasingly seen as part of the teacher evaluation process• As clarifies of instructional intentions, assessment devices can improve instructional quality – High-stake test is an assessment for which important consequences ride on the test’s results Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 11 Know About Assessment?
  12. 12. What do teachers need to know about assessment?1. Constructing your own assessment instrument2. Using assessment instruments constructed by others3. Planning instruction based on instructionally illuminating assessments Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 12 Know About Assessment?
  13. 13. AssessmentContinuum voting1. Educational assessment is a formal attempt to determine student’s status with respect to educational variable to interest2. Assigning grades is “today’s” reason why teachers assess3. Determining instructional effectiveness is a traditional reason that teacher’s assess students4. Assessment is a fashionable word for testing Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 13 Know About Assessment?
  14. 14. Did We?• Differentiate Assessment and Testing• Distinguish traditional reasons versus today’s reasons for teachers to know about assessment• Recognize what classroom teachers need to know about assessment Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 14 Know About Assessment?
  15. 15. Resources• Popham , James W. Classroom Assessment What Teachers Need to Know . 6th ed. Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc., 2011. 1-22. Print.• http://www.studentpulse.com/articles/337/no-child-left- behind-a-failing-attempt-at-reform Chapter 1: Why Do Teachers Need To 09/10/2012 15 Know About Assessment?
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