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Web2 Formative

  1. 1. Web 2.0 and formative assessment<br />David Burton<br />MYP Coordinator<br />Australian International School Singapore<br />
  2. 2. The learning and teaching context<br />Assessment For Learning<br />21st century skills<br />Where web 2.0 tools might fit in an assessment timeline<br />As a diagnostic tool<br />Ongoing assessment<br />Summative assessment<br />Practical session<br />Dummies Guide to setting up a wiki, or<br />Self-directed look at blog capabilities and/or further resources<br />Outline of Session<br />
  3. 3. Assessment Paradigm shifts<br />Assessment OF learning <br /> from the measurement paradigm<br />largely summative - <br /> but you can’t fatten a pig by merely measuring it.<br />Assessment FOR learning<br /> from the learning paradigm<br />largely formative assessments, including self/peer assessment<br /> involves consequential validity - by doing the tasks, students learn<br />Assessment ASlearning<br /> from the authentic curriculum/learning paradigm<br />continuous and includes self/peer assessment<br />
  4. 4. FormativeAssessment<br /> Formative- during - growth monitored over time, improvement/adjustment is observed, provides feedback that can shape, form, or contribute to, the learning process.<br />Assessment FOR learning<br />Paul Black: the single most important thing teachers can do to improve student learning is to do more formative assessment <br />
  5. 5. Developing 21st Century Skills<br />Six Most Wanted Workforce Skills<br />Technological Fluency<br />Communication<br />Teamwork<br />Leadership<br />Problem Solving<br />Creativity<br />Source: Dr David Thornburg<br />
  6. 6. 21st Century Skills<br />Accountability and Adaptability—Exercising personal responsibility and flexibility in personal, workplace, and community contexts; setting and meeting high standards and goals for one&apos;s self and others; tolerating ambiguity <br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  7. 7. 21st Century Skills<br />Communication Skills—Understanding, managing, and creating effective oral, written, and multimedia communication in a variety of forms and contexts <br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  8. 8. 21st Century Skills<br />Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity—Developing, implementing, and communicating new ideas to others; staying open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives <br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  9. 9. 21st Century Skills<br />Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking—Exercising sound reasoning in understanding and making complex choices; understanding the interconnections among systems <br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  10. 10. 21st Century Skills<br />Information and Media Literacy Skills—Analyzing, accessing, managing, integrating, evaluating, and creating information in a variety of forms and media <br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  11. 11. 21st Century Skills<br />Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills—Demonstrating teamwork and leadership; adapting to varied roles and responsibilities; working productively with others; exercising empathy; respecting diverse perspectives <br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  12. 12. 21st Century Skills<br />Problem Identification, Formulation, and Solution—Ability to frame, analyze, and solve problems<br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  13. 13. 21st Century Skills<br />Self-Direction—Monitoring one&apos;s own understanding and learning needs; locating appropriate resources; transferring learning from one domain to another<br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  14. 14. 21st Century Skills<br />Social Responsibility—Acting responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind; demonstrating ethical behavior in personal, workplace, and community contexts<br />Source: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (www.21stcenturyskills.org). <br />
  15. 15. Web 2.0 is a trend in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to facilitate creativity, information sharing, and, most notably, collaboration among users. These concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and hosted services, such as social-networking sites, wikis and blogs.<br />Web 2.0<br />
  16. 16. The Web 2.0 world<br />16<br />
  17. 17. A wiki(Hawaiian for ‘fast’) is software that allows registered users or anyone to collaboratively create, edit, link, and organize the content of a website, usually for reference material. <br />Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. These wiki websites are often also referred to as wikis.<br />Wikipedia is one of the best known wikis<br />Wikis<br />
  18. 18. A blog (a contraction of the term &quot;web log&quot;)is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. &quot;Blog&quot; can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.<br />Blogs<br />
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  21. 21. Using a web 2.0 tool for diagnostic assessment<br />http://web2sing.edublogs.org<br />http://aissyear3.edublogs.org/ A blog supporting a Year 3 unit of inquiry on space at AISS   <br />http://sort-it-out.wikispaces.com/ A wiki supporting a Year 7 Maths/Science classification unit <br />
  22. 22. Using a web 2.0 tool for ongoing formative assessment<br />http://8zaiss.edublogs.org/ A blog currently being used with a Year 8 English and Humanities class at AISS <br />http://11hism-civilrightsmovement.wikispaces.com/  A wiki currently supporting a Year 11 History class at AISS <br />http://how-the-world-works.wikispaces.com/  A wiki currently supporting a Year 4 unit at AISS<br />
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  26. 26. 1. Dummies Guide to setting up a Wiki<br />http://www.wikispaces.com/<br />I’ll walk you through<br />2. Self-Directed Advice on setting up a blog<br />Go to http://edublogs.org/videos/<br />3. Exploring samples and looking further- explore the links at http://web2sing.edublogs.org/<br />Catering for YOUR needs!<br />
  27. 27. David Burton<br />david_burton@ais.com.sg<br />Questions?<br />