NJSTAMP Data Workshop 2008. What Will We do Today?. •Historical Review of the Project •2008 Data Review / 07-08 Comparison •Main Findings from the Project •Now What! Interpretation and Next Steps. History of the Project. •2005 - Writing of the Grant / Award
•Historical Review of the Project
•2008 Data Review / 07-08 Comparison
•Main Findings from the Project
•Now What! Interpretation and Next Steps
•2005 - Writing of the Grant / Award
•10/05 - Participant Applications Distributed
•2/6-7/06 - First Training Sessions
•9/27/06 - 2006 Test Data Workshop (16,500)
•2/8-9/07 - Second Training Sessions
•9/25-26/07 - 2007 Test Data Workshop (22,000)
•1/28-29/08 - Third Training Sessions
•6/2-3/08 - 2008 Test Data Workshop (20,000+)
•Measure Increasing Student Proficiency in a WL.
•Determine if Current Curricular Design will Enable Grade 8 Students to DEMONSTRATEProficiency at NH.
•Form the Basis for PD that Focuses on the Connection between ASSESSING and TEACHINGfor Language Proficiency.
•Provide Baseline Data for the Development of a RevisedStatewide Assessment Policy.
•Assessment FOR Learning
•Assessment AS Learning
•Assessment OF Learning
Assessments that Guide Learning
Progress Checks and Monitoring
Achievement and Performance
Inform Curricular Design and Improvement
Mastery of Pieces and Parts
Student Directed Projects
Role Playing with Direction and Feedback
Interviews with Feedback
End of Course - Final Exams
Large Scale Assessments
External Evaluation - Review
Mastery and Control of the SUM
•Language Passport - Summary of Skills / “Can Do” Statements
•Language Biography - Learner Background
•Dossier - Work Samples / Collection of Evidence
•Assessment is a process of professional judgment.
•Assessment is based on separate but related principles of measurement evidence and evaluation.
•Assessment decision-making is influenced by a series of tensions.
•Assessment influences student motivation and learning.
•Assessment contains error.
Practices and Techniques
Leads to Better Teaching
Standards-based Measurement of Proficiency
•Large Scale Test Administration