Elementary Principals Robyn Seifert February 6, 2013
Administrators Overview • smarterbalanced.org • K-12 EDUCATION • Administrators
Smarter Balanced Assessment System • Summative assessment to be administered during the last 12 weeks of the school year • Optional interim assessments that can be used to check student progress throughout the year • Digital library of formative assessment practices and professional learning resources for teachers.
Assessment Design • Summative and optional interim assessments • Computer adaptive assessment that provides more accurate and efficient measures of student achievement and growth • Variety of assessment item types • selected response, constructed response, technology enhanced items, and performance tasks
Data to Inform Instruction • Data will be available in a timely way through an online portal. • On-demand access to resources on assessment literacy through the digital library • Professional development and training for teams of educators from each state
2012 and 2013 • Fall 2012: Teacher teams write Field Test items and tasks • Early 2013: Begin development of online professional learning materials on the assessment system, the Common Core, using reporting data and utilizing online resources • Spring 2013: Pilot test of summative and interim assessment items and performance tasks • Spring 2013: Pilot test scoring
2014 and 2015 • Spring 2014: Smarter Balanced conducts Field test of summative and interim assessment items and performance tasks • Summer/Fall 2014: Training materials available for all users on interpreting interim and summative assessment reports, searching resources, and using collaboration tools in the Digital Library • Fall 2014: Smarter Balanced assessments and digital library ready for use by states • Spring 2015: States administer summative assessment during last 12 weeks of the school year
OAISD Math Support • Building Awareness • Mathematical Practices • How do we teach? • Content Standards • What do we teach? • Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium • Did they learn?
Tiers of Support Tier 3 Intensive Interventions (Times and frequency varies) Tier 2 Targeted Interventions (30 minutes, 2 – 5 days per week) Tier 1 Differentiated Core Instruction (60 minutes/day) Without additional Tier 2 support,some students may not be ready to learn. 5% 15% 80%
Tier 1 Interim Assessments • Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures (40%) • Recall and reproduction of facts and other types of information. • Claim 2: Problem Solving (20%) • Basic skills and concepts that require cognitive processes that extend beyond the recall of information. • Claim 3: Communicating Reasoning (20%) • Strategic thinking and reasoning. • Claim 4: Modeling and Data Analysis (20%) • Extended thinking that includes complex reasoning, planning, development, and cognition that occurs over an extended period of time.
Delta Math screeners Screen for Procedural Fluency • IES: Assisting Struggling Students • Recommendation #2 • Introduction to the Math Shiftsof the CCSS • Acheivethecore.org
Robyn SeifertRseifert@oaisd.org Thank You!