• Assessment Development: February 19 Math PLC


    1. Review – PARCC and ADE sample assessment items
    2. Explore – Close Read (Bailey & Jakicic, 2012)
      • Formative vs. Summative Assessments, pp. 14-16
      • A Balanced System, pp. 19-21
    3. Create in grade-level teams of 2 or 3
      • Assessment items that can be used in the next week and that aligns with the program guide
      • Characteristic of what was learned at last MLC session (PARCC and ADE samples)
    4. Share
    5. Reflect
      • Answer the questions
    6. Next steps – Bring student samples to February 26th session (next week). 
    Respond to ALL and REPLY to at least TWO.
  • Formative vs. Summative

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    In your own words, what is the difference between formative and summative assessment?
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  • Use of Assessments

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    Provide specific examples that describe the ways you use formative and summative assessments.
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  • Creation concerns

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    How will you use your created assessment in the next week? What concerns do you have about the validity and reliability of the assessment you created today? 

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  • Give us feedback.

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    Ask questions, provides suggestions for improvement, show gratitude, etc...   
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  • NORMS:
    - Be persistent
    - Be encouraged by others’ success
    - Learn from mistakes
    - Be comfortable with uncertainty
    - Expect to be challenged
    - Seeking out connections for yourself
    - Making sense of the structure embedded in the standards you teach
    - Articulating and interpreting understanding with your peers
    - Purposeful reflection 

  • Assessment FOR Learning vs. Assessment OF Learning   
     “When the cook tastes the soup, that’s formative. When the guests taste the soup, that’s summative.” 
    -Robert Stake