February 20, 2017

How to Assess in a Customized Learning Environment


  • Defining Mastery
  • Grading Practices Discussion
  • Formative versus Summative Assessment

Stephanie Reaching the Point of No Return

Mastery is....   My students are literate in my subject when they........

Rick Wormeli - Defining Mastery

PDF - Read pages 10-12

Create your Mastery Statement

PDF - Read pages 13-17

What are you willing to accept as evidence of mastery?

What are teachers in the Field saying about Mastery?

5 Myths About Mastery-Based Learning

Grading Practices

Fair Isn't Always Equal - Rick Wormeli

Wormeli Symbaloo


Formative Versus Summative Assessment

Seven Strategies for Assessment of Learning

Activity: Formative Assessment Strategies


Three Important types of assessment:

  • Portfolios
  • Rubrics for tasks, projects, products, and presentations
  • Student self-assessment



    May 11, 2016

    Link to shared folder

    Examine Teacher Data

    Reflection Process (Using process page from planning document, reflect individually first, then develop a team focus.)

    • What does this survey tell us that we didn't know already?
    • What implications does this have for professional development?

    Levers discussion

    • How can we make sure our work goes beyond tweaking a structure and impacts instruction and student learning?

    First look at Weight-bearing Wall barrier process

    1) What could you do (different from current practice) if the barrier is no longer in the way?
    2) Identify barriers that prevent you from doing this today.
    3) What ways  could you reduce/eliminate barrier?

    First for 9-Month School Year

    Now choose two more from the WBW Home page and do the process twice. (May be in groups or one group, depending on planning team size.)

    Workplan (Using Workplan tab of the planning document.)

    • Develop Outcome Statements and Activities
    • Apply timelines and who's responsible
    • Data for monitoring and evaluating
    • Quality control