GRADING RUBRIC MUST BE FOLLOWED
2 PARTS- 1 PROPOSAL AND A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION WITH SPEAKER NOTES- SPEAKER NOTES MUST EQUAL AT LEAST 3- 5 MINUTES OF TALKING TIME
Part 1: Proposal
Present a cohesive rationale for a comprehensive approach to student assessment in a specific educational setting. Do not worry about feasibility. This is a proposal for how you feel it should be done, not how you feel it will be done. Your proposal should reflect the unique characteristics of the specific educational setting, your previous assessment implementation experience, and your research on approaches to assessment and data-based decision making.
In your proposal:
- Explain how the proposed plan reflects theory and best practices from professional literature on student assessment. Include descriptions of:
- The nature of the learning environment in which the proposed policy will be implemented.
- The audience to whom you will be presenting your proposal.
- How the proposed plan reflects the professional literature on student assessment, in terms of both theory and best practices.
- How the proposed plan addresses the unique opportunities and challenges inherent in the specific educational environment. Use student data from your setting to support your evaluation of the opportunities and challenges you identified.
- The components of the proposed plan:
- Guidelines to formative assessment.
- Guidelines to summative assessment.
- Guidelines to technology-driven assessment.
- Guidelines to data-driven decision making.
- Evaluate how the proposed plan addresses the unique opportunities and challenges inherent in the specific educational environment, using student data.
- Explain how the proposed plan addresses diversity and equity issues. Use student data to support your explanation.
- Explain how the proposed system considers the ethical aspects of assessment, particularly validity and reliability.
- Explain how the proposed system will be introduced to teachers and what professional development will be provided to enable them to implement this new approach to assessment.
Part 1: Submission Requirements
Your proposal should meet the following requirements:
- Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
- APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting.
- Length: 8–12 typed, double-spaced pages.
- Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Part 2: Presentation
Create a 3–5 minute recorded presentation that you could deliver to decision makers in the specific educational setting. Your presentation should include:
- Consideration of the unique characteristics of the audience to whom you will make the presentation.
- A persuasive, professional, research-based rationale for stakeholders to adopt the proposal.
- A timeline for implementation.
- A plan for sustainability, based on professional development and continuing teacher support.
Resources: Formative Assessments
- Moss, C. M., Brookhart, S. M., & Long, B. A. (2013). Administrators’ roles in helping teachers use formative assessment information. Applied Measurement in Education, 26(3), 205–218.
- Stewart, T. A., & Houchens, G. W. (2014). Deep impact: How a job-embedded formative assessment professional development model affected teacher practice. Qualitative Research in Education, 3(1), 51–82.
- Falk, A. (2012). Teachers learning from professional development in elementary science: Reciprocal relations between formative assessment and pedagogical content knowledge. Science Education, 96(2), 265–290.