ATP Summer Workshop. July 19-20, 2010 Ramada Inn Lexington, KY Welcome! Please enjoy some refreshments. Group Norms. Place cell phones on silent or vibrate Come prepared for each meeting Complete assignments between meetings Listen actively as others are speaking
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July 19-20, 2010
Please enjoy some refreshments.
Place cell phones on silent or vibrate
Come prepared for each meeting
Complete assignments between meetings
Listen actively as others are speaking
Avoid sidebar conversations
Respect and solicit opinions
Rule of 2 feet
Return from breaks on time
Assessment &Student Motivation
Summing it Up!
A New Dialogue for Our Children’s Future
“I thought I knew what students needed to learn and what a good school looks like—because I was a student once and I went to school, and it worked for me. But times have changed. And maybe students today do need something different.I WONDER WHAT IT IS?”
Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap, pg. 269
All students need new skills to thrive in a global knowledge economy.
In the age of the Internet, using new information to solve new problems matters more than recalling old information.
Today’s youth are differently motivated when we compare them to previous generations.
GAG, pg. 256-57
Re-read pages 269-270.
Based on the experiences you have had in ATP and the reading from GAG, how has your vision of education changed? In other words, what needs to happen in classrooms, schools, and districts and how has ATP helped you to start on this road?
Brainstorm together at your table & be prepared to share.
Gather accurate information about student achievement
Use assessment process and results to promote maximum student learning
Keys to Quality Assessment
Video: Assessment for Student Motivation
As you watch video segment #1, complete the first blank column on Table 1.
“Anybody who accepts mediocrity—in school, on the job, in life—is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.”-Charles Knight
What’s the best way to assess the learning targets?
You need to assess student achievement on each of the following learning targets. Which assessment method would you choose?
Ability to write clearly and coherently.
Group discussion proficiency.
Proficiency using specified mathematical procedures.
Proficiency conducting investigations in science.
Assessment information can be inaccurate in one of two ways:
1. We think students have mastered material when they actually have not.
2. We think students haven’t mastered material when they actually have.
What problems for teachers and students would arise from each of these situations?
Items to be developed and uploaded: