Presentation on theme: "CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT FOR STUDENT LEARNING"— Presentation transcript:
1 CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT FOR STUDENT LEARNING In Senate Bill 1 it is stated that “The General Assembly finds, declares, and establishes that: Schools shall expect a high level of achievement of all students.”As part of the direction for achieving this goal the state has initiated training in identifying the concepts, skills and instructional strategies needed to apply assessment for learning in each classroom. We will talk more about assessment for learning during this presentation.Rick Stiggins, Judith Arter, Jan Chappuis, and Steve Chappuis’ have authored the book entitled “Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing It Right—Using It Well”.The Assessment Training Institute in Portland, Oregon, has put together resources and professional development sessions to enable teachers and/or administrators to become facilitators of the assessment for learning training in all schools.You can’t “workshop” everything you need to be able to do in education. In order to deepen assessment expertise of teachers and administrators, this book, Classroom Assessment for Student Learning ( or CASL), targets a two pronged approach to PD:Learning teams are created for content delivery (independent and collaborative work)Introductory presentations are made to give an overview of the big picture of assessment quality and to provide specific examples and classroom applications.Adapted from Assessment Training Institute, Pearson Education, Inc., 2010
35 On the Way to Quality Assessment! Start now!Go slow!Don’t stop!Slide 35The best way to address the process of implementing Classroom Assessment for Learning is to:Start now…If we don’t change what we’re doing, we’re going to keep getting the same results.Go slow…This is an ongoing process…at least 3-5 years for complete implementation of a balanced assessment system.Don’t stop…when the going gets tough, we have to keep trudging on. This is to be implemented one piece at a time, through collaboration and team work.