Competencies, English Standards & Research
Goal: Create opportunities for every learner to “receive a rigorous and personalized education” through a “course of study that allows (each person) to learn in a deep, meaningful and practical way”.
–New Hampshire Department of Education SOURCE:“New Hampshire High School Transformation.” New Hampshire Department of Education, NHDOE, www.education.nh.gov/ innovations/ hs_redesign/index.htm
Londonderry Schools: District-Wide Competencies
Assessment of Competency
Summative Assessments & Formative Assessments
A summative assessment is a performance task (such as a paper, project, or presentation) through which the learner demonstrates competency. Before a summative assessment grade becomes final, the learner will have the opportunity to create a trend through reassessment or revision.
Through formative work, learners have the opportunity to develop the foundation needed successfully demonstrate competency through a summative assessment.
Research: Competencies and English Standards
What are "Essential Skills"?
What is an "Authentic Assessment"?
International Society for Technology in Education