Assessment 2: Using Assessment to Further Learning
Published:November 29, 2011
Assessment 2: Using Assessment to Further Learning facilitated by Barbara Greenstone
Weekly Thursday Webinar
December 1, 2011
3:15pm and 7:15pm
Thanks to everyone who attended the first MLTI assessment webinar on November 17th. In that webinar, we discussed summative and formative assessment and how they differ. We took a close look at a definition of formative assessment from Black and Wiliam and then examined their framework for formative assessment. We then turned our attention to collecting evidence of learning. We looked at Anne Davies‘ model for the triangulation of evidence and talked about ways the software on our MLTI devices as well as some web tools can help us collect observations, conversations and products. The discussion was lively with participants adding their experiences and ideas for improving assessment practice. If you missed it, you can find links to the recordings on our Archives page.
In this week’s webinar we will continue our assessment conversation as we discuss how we can use the evidence we collect to help learners make more progress. We will explore ways to clarify learning goals and targets and to establish criteria for success, including a demonstration of some tools for creating conventional matrix-style rubrics and branching rubrics. We will end with a discussion of evaluative and descriptive feedback as we explore ways to use digital tools for giving and receiving feedback and how students can become resources for each other.
This webinar will be offered twice, once at 3:15pm, and once at 7:15pm. Please visit Maine121.org for online registration.
Keep in mind:
- All of MLTI’s webinars are free and contact hours are available.
- Webinars are recorded and made available for viewing on the Maine121 Archives page.
- See our schedule on the Webcasts page on Maine121.org