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Assessment Literacy Module

Assessment Literacy Module 

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In this module, you will learn about the interconnectivity and use of local and state assessments to inform teachers practices as well as how to better involve students in their own learning and assessment processes.

Units can be taken individually, or as a collective learning module. Learn about the Strategic Assessment Systems or Data Literacy                                                    modules.

Unit 1: Introduction to Assessment Literacy

Description: Learn about assessment literacy including its definition and attributes.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, administrators, school board members

Individual Learning

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Facilitated Learning 

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25-30 minutes
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Facilitator's Guide

Unit 2: Know Why and What You are Assessing

Description: Discover and explore the integral part that assessment plays in student achievement. You will be able to determine the why and what you are assessing in your classroom or setting.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, administrators

Individual Learning

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Facilitated Learning 

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35-40 minutes
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Facilitator's Guide

Unit 3: How am I Assessing?

Description: Learn why multiple assessment approaches are crucial for providing equitable opportunities in the classroom while increasing the depth of understanding of student abilities.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, administrators

Individual Learning

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Facilitated Learning 

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35-45 minutes
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Facilitator's Guide

Unit 4: Analyzing Standards and Instructional Planning

Description: Discover the process of analyzing and clustering standards and learn how the standards inform instructional planning, the assessment process and specific learning targets.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, administrators

Individual Learning

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Facilitated Learning 

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30-45 minutes
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Facilitator's Guide

Unit 5: Create and Communicate Learning Targets in Student Friendly Language

Description: Discover why using learning targets are critical for students, and how to communicate them in a way students can understand and master them.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, and administrators

Individual Learning

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Facilitated Learning 

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45-60 minutes
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Facilitator's Guide

Unit 6: Eliminating Barriers in Your Assessments

Description: Learn about three different ways to eliminate barriers in assessment. Culturally responsive practices, accommodations and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) are the approaches discussed in this module.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, administrators

Individual Learning

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Facilitated Learning 

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45-60 minutes
Slides
Facilitator's Guide

Unit 7: The Role of Students in Assessments

Description: Discover the role of the student in the assessment process.
Audience: Pre-service teachers, veteran teachers, administrators, school board members, superintendents

Individual Learning

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E-Learning Course

Facilitated Learning 

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35-45 minutes
Slides
Facilitator's Guide

For questions about this information, contact Lauren Zellmer (608) 266-8499