Authentic Assessment

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Authentic Assessment

J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Jeff Boulton presents:Authentic Assessmentboultonj@hdsb.cawww.JeffBoulton.caHave you ever just had the feeling thatsomething was dreadfully wrong?OBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011The 21st Century Learnerwww.JeffBoulton.caHow is it different?Teacher-directedDirect instructionKnowledgeContentBasic skillsFacts and principlesTheoryCurriculumTime-slottedOne-size-fits-allCompetitiveClassroomText-basedSummative scoresLearning for schoolLearner-directedInteractive exchangeSkillsProcessApplied skillsQuestions and problemsPracticeProjectsOn-demandPersonalized/customizedCollaborativeGlobal communityWeb-basedFormative assessmentLearning for lifeApproachesLearn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleOBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleLearn“Learning from a teacher who has stoppedlearning is like drinking from a stagnant pond.”~ Indonesian ProverbThe use of assessment to improve student learning and to help students become independent learnersrequires teachers and students to acknowledge and enact a fundamental shift in how they perceivetheir roles in the learning process. (Growing Success, p.30)The teacher acts as a “ lead learner” (p.30)Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleEngageRemember the video gameanalogy: people want to learn.Are you driving it out of them?OBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleEngageThe two greatest lies ever told1. If you teach it, they will learn it.2. If you don't, they won't.Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleEngage, Assess & RespondThe use of assessment to improve student learningand to help students become independent learnersrequires teachers and students to acknowledgeand enact a fundamental shift in how theyperceive their roles in the learning process.(Growing Success, p.30)You can be radical.Just be honest andshare purposeand intent upfront.The emphasis on student self-assessment representsa fundamental shift in the teacher-studentrelationship, placing the primary responsibility forlearning with the student. (Growing Success, p. 35)The teacher acts as a “ lead learner” (p.30)Embrace collaborationand shared nature ofmacrowikinomicsDo not fear theunknown.Use data to informpractice. Learn tocollect it with ease.As part of assessment for learning, teachers provide studentswith descriptive feedback and coaching for improvement.Teachers engage in assessment as learning by helping allstudents develop their capacity to be independent ,autonomous learners. (Growing Success, p.28)Teachers then use the information gathered to adjustinstruction and provide feedback. (Growing Success, p.34)OECD report: individuals need... to master changingtechnologies and to make sense of large amounts ofavailable information. (Growing Success, pp.12-13)OBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleEngage, Assess & RespondDon't use technology justbecause it's sexy.OECD report: individuals need... to master changing technologies and to makesense of large amounts of available information. (Growing Success, pp.12-13)Teachers then use the information gathered to adjustinstruction and provide feedback. (Growing Success, p.34)Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleBe FlexibleStatistical error(measurement bias)Our marks should reflect a student'sunderstanding at the time a report is printed.The report card grade represents a studentʼs achievement of overall curriculum expectations, as demonstrated to that point in time (Growing Success, p.39)School board policies... will ...ensure that mark deduction will not result in a percentage mark that, in the professional judgement of the teacher,misrepresents the studentʼs actual achievement; (Growing Success p.44)Do yours?Academic positionvs.Academic performanceOBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Learn | Engage | Assess and Respond | Be FlexibleBe FlexibleDo Not:Don't destroy motivation inorder to achieve equality.Equality as fairness is a myth.Don't mark it because they didn'tdo it... or did it late... or did itwrong... or made a bad choice...so you'll teach them...The primary purpose of assessment is to improve student learning(Growing Success, p.28)Teachers then use the information gathered to adjustinstruction and provide feedback. (p.34)The report card grade represents a studentʼs achievement of overallcurriculum expectations, as demonstrated to that point in time(Growing Success, p.39)“Treating all children exactly the same means that children who needaccommodations or modifications to the program in order to succeed will bedisadvantaged. Some students require more or different support than others in orderto work at a level appropriate to their abilities and needs” (Growing Success, p.7)Not worthdiscussing:Anything starting or including:...in university......academic integrity...Don't view learning as a one-way racewith a linear process, a winner, and alot of losers. You can go backwards.You can have another chance.Teachers use practices that (Growing Success, p.6)-[allow students to] demonstrate the full range of their learning-provide ongoing descriptive feedback-are ongoing, varied in nature-[relate] to the interests, learning styles andpreferences, needs, and experiences of all students-develop studentsʼ self-assessment skillsExemplarsBackwards teaching | Flipped teaching | Online assessment | Authentic assessment | Learning skills reflectionOBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Backwards teachingThe problem is the lesson.Backwards teaching | Flipped teaching | Online assessment | Authentic assessment | Learning skills reflectionBackwards TeachingWhat can we say about these two classes?Which class is smarter?Class Aµ = 75%Class Bµ = 80%Invent your own statistic to measure the amount of variation in theindividual data relative to the mean. You must:• take all data into account• use mathematical calculations• be able to tell others how to do itOBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Flipped teachingWhy do homework at home?Backwards teaching | Flipped teaching | Online assessment | Authentic assessment | Learning skills reflectionFlipped TeachingOBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Online AssessmentWhy would you do what others would do for you?OBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Authentic Assessment & EvaluationWhy does this expression even exist?OBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Reflecting as/for LearningHow can you meet the aims of Growing Success without growing your workload?Backwards teaching | Flipped teaching | Online assessment | Authentic assessment | Learning skills reflectionLearning Skills Reflectionwww.JeffBoulton.ca+ +Student Information Student Self-reflection Self-marking quizzesEngage more effectively26 kids, 348 quizzes=Responsive TeachingOBEA Presentation


J. BoultonMay 06, 2011Shift your paradigmThe 21st CenturyLearner TeacherLearn. Engage. Assess and Respond. Be flexible.Teach your students to do the same.www.JeffBoulton.caboultonj@hdsb.caOBEA Presentation

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