The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Formative Assessment Initiatives.

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  • The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Formative Assessment Initiatives
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  • The Digital Library Transforming Educational Practice Slide 2
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  • Our Successes So Far Formative Assessment Advisory Panel Developed Quality Criteria State Leadership Teams and State Networks of Educators Established, Involving Around 2,000 K-16 Educators Across the Country SLT Training 1 and SNE Training 1 Completed Over 100 Resources Submitted to the Digital Library Blueprints for Exemplar Instructional Modules and Assessment Literacy Modules Blueprints Drafted Matrices for the Exemplar Instructional Modules for ELA and Math and for the Assessment Literacy Modules Drafted Digital Library Software Versions 1.0 and 1.1 Released
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  • Whats Coming Next SLT Training 2 in November and December 2013 Software Version 1.15 in February 2014 Short-Term SLT Trainings 3 (March 2014), 4 (May 2014), and 5 (August 2014) Software Version 1.2 in April 2014 First set of 23 Exemplar Instructional Modules and Assessment Literacy Modules in March 2014 Second set of Modules in May 2014 and third set of Modules by September 2014 Long-Term Digital Library Open to Consortium Members in April 2014 Milestone
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  • A Balanced Assessment System Common Core State Standards specify K-12 expectations for college and career readiness Common Core State Standards specify K-12 expectations for college and career readiness All students leave high school college and career ready Teachers and schools have information and tools they need to improve teaching and learning Interim assessments Flexible, open, used for actionable feedback Summative assessments Benchmarked to college and career readiness Educator resources for formative assessment practices to improve instruction Slide 5
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  • Definition of Formative Assessment Process Formative Assessment is a deliberate process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides actionable feedback that is used to adjust ongoing teaching and learning strategies to improve students attainment of curricular learning targets/goals.
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  • Four Attributes of the Formative Assessment Process Page 7 Clarify Intended Learning Elicit Evidence Act on Evidence Interpret Evidence
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  • 8 12 members per state Comprised of K-12 educators and higher educational faculty in positions of leadership in the state Composition Recruit, identify, and train the State Network of Educators (SNE) Participate in 5 regional trainings Train SNE members to contribute, review, and post resources Monitor and support SNE review of resources and make final posting decisions Provide feedback on posting process, Quality Criteria, and usability of software Expectations State Leadership Teams (SLT) Page 8
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  • 60 150 K-12 educators and higher educational faculty per state Each network has diverse expertise in: CCSS Mathematics, CCSS ELA, Science and Social Studies General Education; Gifted and Talented; English Language Learners, and Students with Disabilities Composition Participate in 5 trainings Help populate the Digital Library in advance of the April 2014 launch Submit and review resources using Quality Criteria Use resources and collaboration tools for own professional learning and instruction Provide feedback on the resources in the library, the review and posting process, the Quality Criteria, and the usability of the Library Expectations State Network of Educators (SNE) Slide 9
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  • Resource Posting Work Flow Page 10 Step 1: Resource Submitted Step 3: Quality Criteria Applied Step 4: Decision Step 2: Gatekeeping Criteria Applied SNE 1 SNE 2 SNE 3 SNE 1 Posted Sent to SLT Returned to Submitter Cover Profile
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  • Formative Assessment Advisory Panel Convened the Formative Assessment Advisory Panel to develop the Quality Criteria during three two-day meetings Page 11 Meeting 1 April 17 18 Meeting 1 April 17 18 Meeting 2 May 8 9 Meeting 2 May 8 9 Meeting 3 May 22 23 Meeting 3 May 22 23 Brainstormed initial Quality Criteria Determined structure of Quality Criteria Developed comprehensive list of potential criteria Discussed merits of checklist vs. rubric-based approach Tested criteria using sample resources Refined criteria Synthesized feedback Developed first draft of Quality Criteria Developed 2 nd draft; received feedback from panelists; developed present draft Slide 11
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  • Members of the Formative Assessment Advisory Panel 1)Dr. Lynne Anderson-Inman (University of Oregon) 2)Dr. Robert Calfee (Stanford University, UC Riverside) 3)Dr. Bridget Dalton (University of Colorado) 4)Dr. Diane Heacox (St. Catherine University) 5)Dr. Joan Herman (UCLA CRESST) 6)Dr. John Hill (Purdue University) 7)Dr. Yvette Jackson (National Urban Alliance for Effective Education) 8)Dr. Henry Kepner (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee) 9)Dr. Katherine McKnight (National Louis University) 10)Valerie L. Mills (National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics) 11)Dr. James Popham (UCLA) 12)Dr. Lucinda Soltero-Gonzalez (University of Colorado-Boulder Page 12 Twelve experts in the CCSS for ELA, the CCSS for Mathematics, the formative assessment process, adult learning, online professional learning, diverse learners, and urban and rural education comprised the Formative Assessment Advisory Panel. Slide 12
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  • Structure of the Quality Criteria Cover Profile Gatekeeping Criteria Quality Criteria for Professional Learning Resources and Quality Criteria for Instructional Resources Governance Criteria Slide 13
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  • Purposes of the Quality Criteria Page 14 Ensure that all resources in the Digital Library are of the highest quality, regardless of source Ensure that all resources reflect the Smarter Balanced vision of effective formative assessment practices Provide consistency in the review process for all resources Ensure that the resources in the Digital Library reflect the intent of the CCSS
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  • Digital Library Resources Slide 15 Commissioned Professional Learning Modules Resources for educators, students and families Frame Formative Assessment within a Balanced Assessment System Articulate the Formative Assessment Process Highlight Formative Assessment Practices and Tools Assessment Literacy Modules Commissioned Professional Learning Modules Instructional coaching for educators Instructional materials for students Demonstrate/support effective implementation of the formative assessment process Focus on key content and practice from the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts Exemplar Instructional Modules High-quality vetted instructional resources and tools for educators High-quality vetted resources and tools for students and families Reflect and support the formative assessment process Reflect and support the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts Create Professional Learning Communities Education Resources
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  • SLT 2 Training Learning Goal SLT members will understand the Quality Criteria ratings and how to apply them consistently. Success Criterion SLT members will provide evidence of inter-rater reliability among the state SLT members and with other state SLT members in cross-state teams. Slide 16
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  • Accessing the Digital Library in the Training Environment Page 17 1. Open your Internet browser (Google Chrome typically works best, though Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer 9+ are also options). 2. Type the web address: http://training.smarterbalancedlibrary.org http://training.smarterbalancedlibrary.org 3. Type your assigned email address: slt#@smarterbalancedlibrary.com slt#@smarterbalancedlibrary.com 4. Type the password: password 5. Click Log into the Digital Library
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  • Page 18 CA 1 CA 2 CA 3 CA 4 MO 1 MO 2 MO 3 MO 4 NC 1 NC 2 NC 3 NC 4 ELA Resource Expl 1 ELA Resource Expl 2 ELA Resource Expl 3 ELA Resource NonExpl 1 Combo Resource 1 Common Professional Learning Resource Common Instructional Resource SLT Common Resource Review Group Examples Digital Library Resources in the Training Environment Math Resource Expl 1 Math Resource NonExpl 1 Math Resource NonExpl 2 PL Resource Expl 1 PL Resource Expl 2 PL Resource Expl 3 PL Resource NonExpl 1
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  • Page 19 ELA1- CA ELA 2- WY ELA 3- NV MATH1- MT MATH2- SD MATH3- WA MATH4- ND PL1- CA PL2- MT ELA Resource Expl 1 ELA Resource Expl 2 ELA Resource Expl 3 ELA Resource NonExpl 1 Combo Resource 1 Common Professional Learning Resource Common Instructional Resource Digital Library Resources in the Training Environment Math Resource Expl 1 Math Resource NonExpl 1 Math Resource NonExpl 2 PL Resource Expl 1 PL Resource Expl 2 PL Resource Expl 3 PL Resource NonExpl 1 Cross-State Resource Review Group Examples

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