Presentation on theme: "Public Forum October 4 and 9. Assignments are classified as practice, formative assessment and summative assessment Only summative assessments are."— Presentation transcript:
Public Forum October 4 and 9
Assignments are classified as practice, formative assessment and summative assessment Only summative assessments are used to calculate final grade Summative assessment may be redone for a better grade after the student has a better understanding of the material
Montabella will receive NOTHING additional for this change It is not mandated by the state We are judged against other schools and districts on how well our students know the standards
Adoption of the Common Core State Standards Focus on what the student needs to know Consistency from class to class through our schools
Test Scores ◦ ACT OverallEnglishMathReadingScience State average difference State average difference
Test Scores ◦ 8 th grade MEAP MathReadingScience %53%9% State %61 %16% difference-12%-8%-7% %56.7%8.2% State %56%14.9% difference-10.9%+0.7%-6.7%
Breckenridge (Senior class only) Tri-County (70% summative assessment, 30% enrichment) Dansville (90% summative assessment—using the system school wide since )
Dansville Data Average test score on Algebra II Chapter 6 2 years prior: 76% and 77% 3 years after: 84%, 82% and 88% ACT scores overallEnglishmathreadingscience After average Before average Difference
Research, primarily from the work of Ken O’Connor. ◦ How to Grade for Learning, K-12 How to Grade for Learning, K-12 ◦ A Repair Kit for Grading: Fifteen Fixes for Broken Grades A Repair Kit for Grading: Fifteen Fixes for Broken Grades Discussions with teachers took place throughout the school year with the assistance of The Center for Excellence in Education.
Monitoring of teacher assessments Conversations with students and teachers Development of a parent input group that will meet regularly to discuss continuing concerns or new issues as they arise
Re-Assessments are allowed for all summative assessments Summative assessment is not all about tests Teachers can assess the knowledge in a variety of different ways. ReportsTests ProjectsPresentations QuizzesPapers
Revolving reassessment window was put in place on October 1. First assessments of a C or lower are exempt until after the 2 week reassessment window has passed. Also put in place on Oct 1.
We recognize that there are some difficulties with eligibility and the new system. We are testing a “new” eligibility system and gathering data prior to implementation We ARE meeting the requirements through MHSAA for eligibility checks Letters are going home to parents of athletes this week.