Using Technology for Authentic Assessment February 12,  2010 Pamela Manders Anna Teeple
Authentic Assessment Unpacking the Buzz word
What is authentic assessment? <ul><li>Realistic, rigorous, relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Asks students to “do” the subject </...
What is authentic assessment? (cont). <ul><li>Knowing </li></ul><ul><li>Doing </li></ul><ul><li>Being </li></ul>
When designing assessments,   ask yourself… <ul><li>Is it appropriately rigorous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doesn’t necessarily...
When designing assessments,   ask yourself…(cont.) <ul><li>Does it measure what’s really important? </li></ul><ul><li>Is i...
Examples of authentic assessments <ul><li>Performances </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul>...
Authentic Assessments & Technology <ul><li>Performances </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul...
Technology can improve assessment <ul><li>Makes assessments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Realistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rig...
Takes assessment from this…
To this!
Student examples
References <ul><li>Trip, Samael.  Bored . Digital image.  Flickr . 16 July 2009. Web. 7 Dec. 2009. <http://www.flickr.com/...
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  1. 1. Using Technology for Authentic Assessment February 12, 2010 Pamela Manders Anna Teeple
  2. 2. Authentic Assessment Unpacking the Buzz word
  3. 3. What is authentic assessment? <ul><li>Realistic, rigorous, relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Asks students to “do” the subject </li></ul><ul><li>Requires use of knowledge and skills </li></ul><ul><li>to negotiate a complex task </li></ul><ul><li>Allows rehearsal, practice, feedback and refinement </li></ul><ul><li>Wiggins, Educative Assessment </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is authentic assessment? (cont). <ul><li>Knowing </li></ul><ul><li>Doing </li></ul><ul><li>Being </li></ul>
  5. 5. When designing assessments, ask yourself… <ul><li>Is it appropriately rigorous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doesn’t necessarily mean harder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provocative, ambiguous, complex </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Could the product have a real use? </li></ul>
  6. 6. When designing assessments, ask yourself…(cont.) <ul><li>Does it measure what’s really important? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it challenging, enjoyable, engaging? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it worth the time and energy it takes to </li></ul><ul><li>complete? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Examples of authentic assessments <ul><li>Performances </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Skits </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Oral reports </li></ul><ul><li>Slide shows </li></ul><ul><li>Art projects </li></ul><ul><li>Puppets </li></ul><ul><li>Invention of </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching the class </li></ul><ul><li>News reports </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Commercials </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry reading </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Narratives </li></ul>
  8. 8. Authentic Assessments & Technology <ul><li>Performances </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul><ul><li>Readings </li></ul><ul><li>Skits </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Oral reports </li></ul><ul><li>Slide shows </li></ul><ul><li>Art projects </li></ul><ul><li>Puppets </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching the class </li></ul><ul><li>News reports </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Commercials </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry reading </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Narratives </li></ul>
  9. 9. Technology can improve assessment <ul><li>Makes assessments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Realistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rigorous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enjoyable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provocative </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Takes assessment from this…
  11. 11. To this!
  12. 12. Student examples
  13. 13. References <ul><li>Trip, Samael. Bored . Digital image. Flickr . 16 July 2009. Web. 7 Dec. 2009. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/mein_arkengel/3728122696>. </li></ul><ul><li>Manmadepants. Technology Makes You Happy . Digital image. Flickr . 20 Feb. 2008. Web. 08 Dec. 2009. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/borrowed/2278532757/>. </li></ul>

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