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Trustee Gough Ward 3 Forum Thursday February 6, 2014 How to understand the TDSB/Provincial Report Card 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Tracy Hayhurst/Sheryl Robinson.

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1 Trustee Gough Ward 3 Forum Thursday February 6, 2014 How to understand the TDSB/Provincial Report Card 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Tracy Hayhurst/Sheryl Robinson Petrazzini

2 Growing Success 2

3 Agenda 1.Growing Success - Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools, First Edition, Covering Grades 1 to 12, Ontario Provincial Report Cards – Supporting your Childs Learning 3.Reporting Student Learning – Effective Communication 4.Questions and Conversation 3 TDSB/Provincial Report Card

4 Growing Success Growing Success - Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools, First Edition, Covering Grades 1 to 12, 2010 : Ministry of Education Policy document that guides assessment, evaluation and reporting across Ontario Implementation began in September 2010 Report Cards templates are consistent across Ontario 4 Key points about Growing Success

5 Growing Success The purpose of the assessment, evaluation and reporting policy document is to: update and clarify, consolidate, and coordinate policy; achieve fairness, transparency, equity, and consistency across the province 5 Purpose of Growing Success

6 Contents Fundamental Principles Learning Skills and Work Habits Performance Standards: the Achievement Chart Assessment for Learning and as Learning Evaluation Reporting Student Achievement Students with Special Education Needs 6 Contents of Growing Success

7 Contents (Continued) English Language Learners E-learning Credit Recovery Appendix 1: Large-Scale Assessment Appendix 2: Progress Report Card and Provincial Report Card Templates Appendix 3: Resources for Particular Policy and Program Areas Glossary and References 7 Contents of Growing Success

8 Assessment and Evaluation The purpose of assessment and evaluation is to improve student learning. (p. 6 Growing Success) 8 Supporting Your Childs Learning

9 Reporting Student Achievement Reporting in Kindergarten Reporting – Grade 1-6 Reporting – Grade 7-8 Reporting - Grade Reporting To Parents/Guardians

10 Teacher Comments Space is provided on all progress report cards and provincial report cards from Grade 1-12 for teachers to make anecdotal comments about students achievement of curriculum expectations, or in the case of the Elementary Progress Report Cards, progress toward achievement of the expectations. (p. 64, Growing Success) 10 Reporting Student Achievement

11 Teacher Comments (Continued) In writing anecdotal comments, teachers should focus on what students have learned, describe significant strengths, and identify next steps for improvement. Teachers should strive to use language that parents will understand and should avoid language that simply repeats the wordings of the curriculum expectations or the achievement chart. (p. 64, Growing Success) 11 Anecdotal Comments

12 Reporting in Kindergarten Kindergarten Progress Report Junior Kindergarten Summary 12 Kindergarten

13 Reporting Grades 1-8 Progress Report Card Provincial Report Card 1 Provincial Report Card 2 13 Grades 1-8

14 Reporting Grades 9-12 For Grades 7 to 12, achievement of the curriculum expectations for each subject (or strand) or course is reported on the provincial report cards as percentage marks. The report cards provide a chart showing the definitions of the four levels of achievement and their alignment with percentage marks. 14 Reporting in Secondary

15 Learning Skills/Work Habits The Elementary Progress Report Card and the elementary and secondary provincial report cards provide a record of the learning skills and work habits demonstrated by students in the following six categories: Responsibility Organization Independent Work Collaboration Initiative Self-Regulation 15

16 Reporting Student Learning Examples of Report Card Comments Primary, Junior, Secondary 16 Report Card Comments

17 Reporting Student Learning Special Education ELL 17 Understanding the Report Card

18 Reporting Student Learning...teachers... make consistent judgements about the quality of student learning based on clear performance standards and on a body of evidence collected over time...for developing clear and specific feedback for students and parents. (P. 16,Growing Success) 18 Student Achievement

19 Communication Communication and the reporting process 19

20 Tips for Parent/Guardian- Teacher Conferences What should you expect? A two-way conversation Emphasis on learning Opportunities and challenges 20

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22 Thank you Inspiration From A Kid 22

23 Questions? 23

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