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If you hate

ASSESSMENT
Dean Shareski
Community Manger
Discovery Education
You’re Doing It Wrong
Dean Shareski
Community Manger
Discovery Education
@shareski
shareski.ca
dean_shareski@discovery.com

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@shareski
shareski.ca
dean_shareski@discovery.com

2
@shareski
shareski.ca
dean_shareski@discovery.com

2
@shareski
shareski.ca
dean_shareski@discovery.com

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http://dlc.com/defetc14 

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4
How Do you
Define Learning?

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/17014945@N08/3378969069
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“I try to distinguish between contexts of productive and
unproductive learning. And by productive, I mean that

the learni...
7
“Information will be learned slowly and doomed to

unless they are
quickly attached to a
framework of knowledge that
we al...
Rick Stiggins

Alfie Kohn

Cathy Davidson

Assessment Heroes

Ken O’Connor

Grant Wiggins

Joe Bower
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http://shareski.ca/y/3h4
9
Could you pass this test?

10
Could you pass this test?

10
Why we need to rethink
Assessment

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertogp123/5843577306

“We may not be able to measure learning,
but we can document it”
14
14
“MEASURABLE OUTCOMES
MAY BE THE
LEAST SIGNIFICANT
RESULT OF LEARNING”
Dr. Linda McNeil

14
“If you say you don’t have time for
assessment, you assume that the teaching is
more important than the learning.

Feedbac...
“If you say you don’t have time for
assessment, you assume that the teaching is
more important than the learning.

Feedbac...
Assessment is not a Spreadsheet

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Assessment is not a Spreadsheet

It’s a Conversation

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How We Might Begin to
Rethink Assessment

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/ores2k/394359583/
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4 Big

Ideas

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Self/Peer
Assessment
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/mullhaupt/2227174639/
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“Who owns the learning?”

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/rzganoza/4186516481
“Who owns the assessment?”

26
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rzganoza/4186516481
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What did you learn from
others?
What did you contribute to
the learning of others?
27
Student Choose Weighting

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5146468921
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“Taught me to examine my work critically”

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“Taught me to examine my work critically”
“...enabled me to focus on learning”

30
“Taught me to examine my work critically”
“...enabled me to focus on learning”

“I wasn’t comfortable assessing myself”
30
The Trouble With Rubrics

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32
Unintended Learning
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33
Put Technology
to Work
34
http://www.flickr.com/photos/aphrodite/66231929
Meta Cognition 1867 - 2005

http://www.flickr.com/photos/olivander/58499153

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Press Record

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Press Record

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Reduce Workflow

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Reduce Workflow

37
My Evernote Trick

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My Evernote Trick

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My Evernote Trick

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My Evernote Trick

38
My Evernote Trick

38
My Evernote Trick

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My Evernote Trick

38
Show Your Work

39
Board Builder

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41
Make it Matter
42
http://www.flickr.com/photos/edublogger/6029602465
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/cacobeto/8211087339
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/cacobeto/8211087339
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/cacobeto/8211087339
ATHLETIC STAGES

45
http://www.flickr.com/photos/edrost88/9694012755
ARTISTIC STAGES

46
http://www.flickr.com/photos/celloc/4194343038/
WHERE ARE THE ACADEMIC STAGES?

47
http://www.flickr.com/photos/grahams__flickr/383840141
The World as Your Refrigerator

http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmerogers/3611400213/

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The World as Your Refrigerator

http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmerogers/3611400213/

comment (1) Reads 4
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The World as Your Refrigerator

http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmerogers/3611400213/

comment (1) Reads 4
48
Warning:

Work that Matters is Really Hard to Assess
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Model
50
http://www.flickr.com/photos/aphrodite/66231929
SAGE ON
THE STAGE
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SAGE ON
THE STAGE
51
51
GUIDE ON
THE SIDE
51
GUIDE ON
THE SIDE
51
51
MEDDLER IN
THE MIDDLE
51
What About You?

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What About You?

52
The Learning Project

53
54
54
54
54
55
My Teaching Staff

56
Inquiry isn’t just for kids
58
http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/6579378601
How Much Wheat to Make a Loaf of Bread?

http://growaloafofbread.blogspot.ca

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How Much Wheat to Make a Loaf of Bread?

http://growaloafofbread.blogspot.ca

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Don’t Complicate Assessment

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Don’t Complicate Assessment

60
Don’t Complicate Assessment

What Did You Learn?

What Can You Do?

Why Does it Matter?
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“The business model of school is simply going to have to
change -

we just can't sell facts for a living any
more.”
Stuart...
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Thanks

shareski.ca
@shareski

dean_shareski@disco
very.com
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  1. 1. If you hate ASSESSMENT Dean Shareski Community Manger Discovery Education
  2. 2. You’re Doing It Wrong Dean Shareski Community Manger Discovery Education
  3. 3. @shareski shareski.ca dean_shareski@discovery.com 2
  4. 4. @shareski shareski.ca dean_shareski@discovery.com 2
  5. 5. @shareski shareski.ca dean_shareski@discovery.com 2
  6. 6. @shareski shareski.ca dean_shareski@discovery.com 2
  7. 7. http://dlc.com/defetc14  3
  8. 8. 4
  9. 9. How Do you Define Learning? 5 http://www.flickr.com/photos/17014945@N08/3378969069
  10. 10. 6
  11. 11. “I try to distinguish between contexts of productive and unproductive learning. And by productive, I mean that the learning process is one that engenders and reinforces wanting to learn more.  Absent wanting to learn, the learning context is unproductive or counterproductive.” 6
  12. 12. 7
  13. 13. “Information will be learned slowly and doomed to unless they are quickly attached to a framework of knowledge that we already possess.” rapid forgetting 7
  14. 14. Rick Stiggins Alfie Kohn Cathy Davidson Assessment Heroes Ken O’Connor Grant Wiggins Joe Bower 8
  15. 15. http://shareski.ca/y/3h4 9
  16. 16. Could you pass this test? 10
  17. 17. Could you pass this test? 10
  18. 18. Why we need to rethink Assessment 11
  19. 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertogp123/5843577306 “We may not be able to measure learning, but we can document it”
  20. 20. 14
  21. 21. 14
  22. 22. “MEASURABLE OUTCOMES MAY BE THE LEAST SIGNIFICANT RESULT OF LEARNING” Dr. Linda McNeil 14
  23. 23. “If you say you don’t have time for assessment, you assume that the teaching is more important than the learning. Feedback is the key to reaching goals.
  24. 24. “If you say you don’t have time for assessment, you assume that the teaching is more important than the learning. Feedback is the key to reaching goals. Saying there’s no time is to confuse causing learning for mentioning stuff.” Grant Wiggins
  25. 25. Assessment is not a Spreadsheet 16
  26. 26. Assessment is not a Spreadsheet It’s a Conversation 16
  27. 27. How We Might Begin to Rethink Assessment 17 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ores2k/394359583/
  28. 28. 19
  29. 29. 20
  30. 30. 4 Big Ideas 22
  31. 31. Self/Peer Assessment 23 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mullhaupt/2227174639/
  32. 32. 24
  33. 33. “Who owns the learning?” 25 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rzganoza/4186516481
  34. 34. “Who owns the assessment?” 26 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rzganoza/4186516481
  35. 35. 27
  36. 36. What did you learn from others? What did you contribute to the learning of others? 27
  37. 37. Student Choose Weighting 28
  38. 38. 29 http://www.flickr.com/photos/grade6kms/5146468921
  39. 39. 30
  40. 40. “Taught me to examine my work critically” 30
  41. 41. “Taught me to examine my work critically” “...enabled me to focus on learning” 30
  42. 42. “Taught me to examine my work critically” “...enabled me to focus on learning” “I wasn’t comfortable assessing myself” 30
  43. 43. The Trouble With Rubrics 31
  44. 44. 32
  45. 45. Unintended Learning 32
  46. 46. 33
  47. 47. Put Technology to Work 34 http://www.flickr.com/photos/aphrodite/66231929
  48. 48. Meta Cognition 1867 - 2005 http://www.flickr.com/photos/olivander/58499153 35
  49. 49. Press Record 36
  50. 50. Press Record 36
  51. 51. Reduce Workflow 37
  52. 52. Reduce Workflow 37
  53. 53. My Evernote Trick 38
  54. 54. My Evernote Trick 38
  55. 55. My Evernote Trick 38
  56. 56. My Evernote Trick 38
  57. 57. My Evernote Trick 38
  58. 58. My Evernote Trick 38
  59. 59. My Evernote Trick 38
  60. 60. Show Your Work 39
  61. 61. Board Builder 40
  62. 62. 41
  63. 63. Make it Matter 42 http://www.flickr.com/photos/edublogger/6029602465
  64. 64. 43
  65. 65. 44 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cacobeto/8211087339
  66. 66. 44 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cacobeto/8211087339
  67. 67. 44 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cacobeto/8211087339
  68. 68. ATHLETIC STAGES 45 http://www.flickr.com/photos/edrost88/9694012755
  69. 69. ARTISTIC STAGES 46 http://www.flickr.com/photos/celloc/4194343038/
  70. 70. WHERE ARE THE ACADEMIC STAGES? 47 http://www.flickr.com/photos/grahams__flickr/383840141
  71. 71. The World as Your Refrigerator http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmerogers/3611400213/ 48
  72. 72. The World as Your Refrigerator http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmerogers/3611400213/ comment (1) Reads 4 48
  73. 73. The World as Your Refrigerator http://www.flickr.com/photos/emmerogers/3611400213/ comment (1) Reads 4 48
  74. 74. Warning: Work that Matters is Really Hard to Assess 49
  75. 75. Model 50 http://www.flickr.com/photos/aphrodite/66231929
  76. 76. SAGE ON THE STAGE 51
  77. 77. SAGE ON THE STAGE 51
  78. 78. 51
  79. 79. GUIDE ON THE SIDE 51
  80. 80. GUIDE ON THE SIDE 51
  81. 81. 51
  82. 82. MEDDLER IN THE MIDDLE 51
  83. 83. What About You? 52
  84. 84. What About You? 52
  85. 85. The Learning Project 53
  86. 86. 54
  87. 87. 54
  88. 88. 54
  89. 89. 54
  90. 90. 55
  91. 91. My Teaching Staff 56
  92. 92. Inquiry isn’t just for kids 58 http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/6579378601
  93. 93. How Much Wheat to Make a Loaf of Bread? http://growaloafofbread.blogspot.ca 59
  94. 94. How Much Wheat to Make a Loaf of Bread? http://growaloafofbread.blogspot.ca 59
  95. 95. Don’t Complicate Assessment 60
  96. 96. Don’t Complicate Assessment 60
  97. 97. Don’t Complicate Assessment What Did You Learn? What Can You Do? Why Does it Matter? 60
  98. 98. 61
  99. 99. 62
  100. 100. “The business model of school is simply going to have to change - we just can't sell facts for a living any more.” Stuart Firestein 62
  101. 101. 63
  102. 102. Thanks shareski.ca @shareski dean_shareski@disco very.com 64
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