Teach Smarter Not Harder Porter W. Palmer Discovery Educator Network
Do you love assessment?
 
Teaching without assessment is like…
Summative vs. Formative Assessment <ul><li>Summative assessment – assessment  of  learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MEAP </li...
Formative Assessment <ul><li>Research on formative assessment has shown that when teachers practice good formative assessm...
 
 
How do you know what your students need? <ul><li>Survey Monkey </li></ul><ul><li>EasyTestMaker </li></ul><ul><li>Google Fo...
Student input <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Tiny Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Wisher </li>...
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    1. 1. Teach Smarter Not Harder Porter W. Palmer Discovery Educator Network
    2. 2. Do you love assessment?
    3. 4. Teaching without assessment is like…
    4. 5. Summative vs. Formative Assessment <ul><li>Summative assessment – assessment of learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MEAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NAEP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MANY classroom tests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Formative assessment – assessment for learning </li></ul>“Formative assessment is not a test. Rather, it is an ongoing process in which teachers use test-elicited evidence to adjust their instruction or students use it to adjust their learning tactics .” Jim Popham
    5. 6. Formative Assessment <ul><li>Research on formative assessment has shown that when teachers practice good formative assessment and students participate in it, BOTH achievement and motivation increase. </li></ul><ul><li>This achievement increase can be as much as .4 to .7 standard deviations. That’s like moving from the 50 th percentile to the 65 th or 75 th percentile. </li></ul>
    6. 9. How do you know what your students need? <ul><li>Survey Monkey </li></ul><ul><li>EasyTestMaker </li></ul><ul><li>Google Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Poll Everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Quizlet </li></ul><ul><li>DE Quiz Builder </li></ul><ul><li>DE Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progress Zone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/algebratest123 </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 10. Student input <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Tiny Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Wisher </li></ul>
    8. 11. Stay Connected to the DEN! <ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/den </li></ul><ul><li>http://denblogs.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://dencommunity.com </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t miss DEN Geocaching Day on May 22 </li></ul>
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