Presentation on theme: "New Teacher Training: GENESIS GRADEBOOK Presented by: John Higham Tiffany Madhavan."— Presentation transcript:
New Teacher Training: GENESIS GRADEBOOK Presented by: John Higham Tiffany Madhavan
Process vs. Outcome Feedback –Is one more valuable? –Is one more preferred? Learning & performance goals –Do on-line grade books discourage progress in either of the goal orientations? Self- Monitoring –Do on-line grade books make for a more realistic, informed learner? Is it more than just a place to store grades?
WIS Learning Goals Our students are encouraged to set high, but achievable goals, monitor their progress, and regulate their effort as they accomplish various assignments. On-Line grade books compliment all of these 21 st century skills!
Agenda Informative Postings Grading Categories Communication Tool Deadlines User Tasks
Assignment name –Organization Web of Ideas (Explanatory prompt) vs. Pre-Writing Assignment Description –The King of Mazy May Comprehension Test vs. Prentice Hall Chapter Test Assignment dates Assignment entries Informative Postings
Categories Major Assessment- 50% Minor Assessment- 30% Independent Assessment- 20% What types of activities apply to each category? –Persuasive Writing Task –Literary Terms Quiz –Weekly Reading log –The Boy in the Stripped PJ Chapter 1 Review –The Boy in the Stripped PJ Novel Test –Book Talk –Read and Respond HW activity – Article 5 Achieve 3000 Grading Categories
Communication Tool Reflection of You –Knowledge –Organizational Skills –Planning –Philosophy Reflection of child –Is it aligned to results on other assessments? Growth on MAPS Skills on ASK
Deadlines Attendance Graded Assignments Interim Reports Marking Period reports Incompletes Home Instruction
User Tasks Generic Log in Password Change Task: –Open a class –Add an assignment –Change a course name –View a 504
Support System Department teachers during CD period Mentor Teacher Guidance Staff/ Case Managers Coaches Assistant Principals Help Desk