Student Centered Assessment. A Classroom Look at Growth. The Role of Assessment in a Community. Support Accountability Focus Shared Vision. Stop and Jot. What is your vision for your writers? Or… What is your vision for your writers’ identities? Individual identities?
A Classroom Look at Growth
“What we do has little impact unless we are cognizant of how to do those things in the most effective ways and for legitimate purposes.”
- Good to Great Teaching
by Mary Howard, 2012
Peter Johnston’s new book:
RTI in Literacy: Responsive and Comprehensive
“Regardless of grade,
students’ development looks different – so, too, must literacy instruction.”
Started with a fixed mindset
“I couldn’t write when I tried to write everything right. And I could write when I let myself write things wrong.”
Exemplars of work at all stages
Lesson design with structures for differentiation
Flexibility to USE data to adjust instruction
John Hattie’s Meta-Analysis
Research – What are you working on today?
Compliment – I see you tried . . .
Decide What to Teach – What is the student
doing/ just about to do?
Teach – Demonstrate/ Model/ Exemplar
Link – Whenever you’re writing . . .
What are you thinking about now?
Muskegon Public Schools
Orchard View Public Schools
Grand Haven Public Schools
North Muskegon Public Schools
Adapted from Writing Pathways by Lucy Calkins and TCRWP Colleagues, 2013
You will grow your practices as you assess for learning.
Our students will grow as writers.
This is just the beginning. We will all share our findings as a part of this network.
Thank you for doing that today, panelists!