Individual Assessment Methods for Group Projects ('13 Create! Conference)


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Individual Assessment Methods for Group Projects ('13 Create! Conference)

  1. 1. Create!Individual Assessment withinGroup Challenge & MultimediaProjects10 June 2013
  2. 2. PresenterAssociate Principal, Mercy High SchoolAdj. Asst. Professor, Madonna UniversityApple Distinguished EducatorTwitter: @labcbakerBlog: Larry’s Opinion Drive-thru*Slides available at Drive-thru
  3. 3. My Anamolous School1:1 Mixed EnvironmentPrivate High SchoolAll Girls
  4. 4. here’s hopingthisPresentation willbe . . . .AgileRemixableScalable (includingaccess to tech)Creative Commons Photo by TheAlieness GiselaGiardino²³
  5. 5. Confessions of a FormerConfessions of a FormerGroup Work Hater!Group Work Hater!
  6. 6. The CBL ModelThe CBL Model
  7. 7. CBL isCBL is RelevantRelevant!!
  8. 8. What would you tellWhat would you tellteachers about CBL?teachers about CBL?
  9. 9. Authentic AudiencesAuthentic Audiences
  10. 10. ““Inside-out” NetworkingInside-out” NetworkingStaffParentsAlumnae
  11. 11. Overcoming “Group Work”Overcoming “Group Work”ApprehensionsApprehensions“I Don’t Like Group Work”“What Do You Want?”Group Grading?Is this Rigorous?“Still Teaching Content?”Creative Commons photo courtesy of F8th
  12. 12. BakerPreferencesGroups of FiveSelf-chosenBusy
  13. 13. My EuphemysmsTeams instead of GroupsChallenge instead of assignmentMilestones instead of GoalsReflection instead of self-assessment
  14. 14. Looking for Common CoreSlide remix from tdlynda slideshare
  15. 15. Measuring “Global Achievement” Gap Skills
  16. 16. Sample Tenth Grade Project Goals- Students will learn problem solving andadaptability through devising an actionablesolution to their challenge.- Students will learn to collaborate on amultimedia project.- Students will initiate an action plan whichseeks to influence their peers.- Students will learn to present orally withslides and conduct a demonstration at a fair.- Students will imagine a showcase event andsolution exhibit into being.
  17. 17. Unanticipated OutcomesUsed with permission
  18. 18. Evaluating InstructionalMethods
  19. 19. Group or Individual Rubric Assessments
  20. 20. Creative Commons Photo by J HeffnerTry Preferinteractive Dialogue
  21. 21. Establish Shared DocI like Google DocsDistinctive colorsShare with allmembersShare with meI drop in & out
  22. 22. Shared DocResearchcontributions go here(no links withoutcommentary)Group self-assignsrolesDeadlines are postedSpecific expectationsare noted (i.e each ofus will bring 3 slides)Share with me
  23. 23. Audio Process& ProductReflectionsReflectionsReflections
  24. 24. Reflection Prompts
  25. 25. The Advantagesof Prompts✤Insight into the groups✤Address predetermined outcomes✤Reward unanticipated outcomes✤Usually very honest✤Motivational✤Versatile in terms of type and number ofdevices
  26. 26. In Process PromptsIndividualIndividual✤What kinds of surprises have you encountered in your research?✤How would your teammates describe your contribution thus far?✤What can you do to become an effective leader in your group?✤What skills can you inquire and sharpen through this project?
  27. 27. In Process Promptsinsight into GROUPinsight into GROUP✤How has your team divided roles for this project?✤What do you see as the groups biggest challenge going forward?✤How has the group utilized individual talents?✤Evaluate your group’s success meeting deadlines?
  28. 28. What have you learned fromWhat have you learned fromyour reseach to date?your reseach to date?
  29. 29. What has your role been in the group’sWhat has your role been in the group’squest for a solution?quest for a solution?
  30. 30. Final Reflectionyour learningyour learning
  31. 31. What did you learn aboutWhat did you learn abouttechnology?technology?
  32. 32. Reflection onGroupGroup✦What did I learn about working with agroup?✦What did you learn from yourteammates?✦How did the group make conncectionswith other areas of their learning?
  33. 33. What were the benefits of takingWhat were the benefits of takingon this challenge as a group?on this challenge as a group?
  34. 34. Presentation as Assessment
  35. 35. Slide presentation as a JOURNEYinstead of as a “report”Creative Commons photo courtesy of JMaz Photo
  36. 36. Presentations asAssessementThe presentation shall describe yourgroup’s internal challenges.The presentation should indicate what youlearned from your challenge.The presentation should indicate what youwould have changed if you had a “do over”or more time.From “Presentation 10Commandments”:
  37. 37. Authentic Audiences asAssessement
  38. 38. Panel of “Experts”Recruited StaffParents/professionals
  39. 39. Contact Informationlrbaker@mhsmi.orgIT Dept.