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Join Together Project – Objective 2.4 Assessment Competence: Introduction & Overview Sandy Bowen University of Northern Colorado
A Great Team Effort The Join Together Team Katharine Slemenda and Harold Johnson John McLaughlin and Donna Mertens Topical Team Leaders Tom McNeil Michelle Hoversten and Sherry Ernsberger
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Topical Team Leaders John Luckner and Sandy Bowen University of Northern Colorado
Presentation Overview Brief overview of Objective 2.4 Introduction of team members and topics Summary of year one activities John Luckner will continue this discussion by looking at our next steps based on what we have learned November 4th (Thursday) 11:00-11:45 a.m. EST
Objective 2.4 Assessment Best Practices Competence of Preservice Teachers To identify the most empirically supported, assessment best practices for the use of student performance data to refine instruction for PK-12 students who are d/hh, that results in the integration of these into d/hh teacher preparation programs and their demonstration by d/hh preservice teachers.
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Goal Year 1 1. Conduct a needs assessment of the assessment best practices that have been empirically demonstrated to increase student academic (i.e., literacy, mathematics and science) achievement for all PK-12 students, hearing and/or d/hh.
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Comprehensive review of the literature Survey of the field Master teachers Teacher Preparation programs
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Comprehensive review of the literature What is out there? What does it tell us? Is it based on empirical research? Literature review has guided the development of the survey
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Topics and Team Members Literacy – Students who are Hearing - Jennifer Howell Literacy - Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – Ann Velaski Language - Alfred White Math and Science - Sam Slike Test Adaptations - Jennifer Wolf Outcome Assessment Studies - Dee Kline Assessment of the Instructional Environment –John Luckner Multicultural Aspects of Assessment – Sandy Bowen High-Stakes Accountability Assessment - Sheryl Muir
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Literature review Rationale Hearing Students General Guidelines Formal Assessment Best Practices Informal Assessment Best Practices Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing General Guidelines Formal Assessment Best Practices Informal Assessment Best Practices References
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Literature review The team members submitted their findings to the team leaders We complied the individual reports into one document We submitted a 140 page document to the JT office
Objective 2.4 : Assessment Literature review was the first step Next steps …. Looking forward to seeing you in Banff!