How do you know if they know?
Re-examining assessment through the lens of learning.

ICTM 2010 Presentation Slides (makes the most sense if you view them full-screen along with the speaker notes.) 

ICTM 2010 Session handout:

ICTM 2010

ICTM 2010 slides and audio below...

Commentary on standards-based grading:
Further reading:
  • Brookhart, S. M. (2008). How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • Chappuis, J. (2005). Helping Students Understand Assessment. Educational Leadership, 63(3), 39-43.
  • Chappuis S. & Chappuis S. (2007).  The Best Value in Formative Assessment, Educational Leadership, 65(4), 14-19.
  • Christopher, S. (2007). Homework: A Few Practice Arrows. Educational Leadership, 65(4), 74-75.
  • Colby, S. A. (1999). Grading in a Standards-Based System. Educational Leadership, 56(6), 52-55.
  • Earl, L. M. (2003). Assessment as Learning: Using Classroom Assessment to Maximize Student Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  • Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (2007). Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for your Classroom. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • Guskey, T. R., & Bailey, J. M. (2001). Developing Grading and Reporting Systems for Student Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  • Jackson, R. (2009). Never Work Harder Than Your Students. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • Marzano, R. J. (2006). Classroom Assessment & Grading that Work. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
  • McTighe, J., & O'Connor, K. (2005). Seven Practices for Effective Learning. Educational Leadership, 63(3), 10-17.
  • Scriffiny, P. (2008). Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading. Educational Leadership, 66(2), 70-74.
  • Winger, T. (2005). Grading to Communicate. Educational Leadership, 63(3), 61-65.
If you are interested in reading any of the Educational Leadership articles mentioned above, please contact Matt for an electronic version.