PERFORMANCE & FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT

Local Assessment Resources & Hess' PLC Tools

PLC Tool #9

Interactive Tool 9 Basic Task Validation Protocol: This interactive PDF can be used to develop assessments and/or analyze performance tasks. Page 3 includes questions for UDL and "fairness."

PLC Tool #10

What will your formative assessment uncover? Use Karin's interactive Tool #10 to analyze formative assessments

  1. What skills and concepts you expect to elicit;

  2. What students might not get quite right; and

  3. What you can do next.

 

PLC Tool #11

Interactive Rubric Quality Review Tool - Use this tool for getting peer feedback on your draft rubrics.

 

PLC Tool #12

Student Work Analysis:  Analyzing and Acting on Evidence: This interactive PDF tool can be used to analyze results from performance tasks in order to (a) refine the assessment or scoring rubrics; (b) plan next steps for instruction; and/or (c) better understand the progression of learning across multiple assessments. Also available is a two-hour video workshop with guided practice.

(NOTE: This used to be Hess Tool #11)

Assessment Papers

Using a Research‐Based Learning Progression Schema in the Design of Performance‐Based Assessment Tasks and Interpretation of Student Progress 

 

Selected slides from January 2014 NH-CCE Webinar: Karin provides coaching tips and feedback on development of performance assessment tasks to NH educators. Download the slides.

 

Why Should Cognitive Learning Models Be Used as the Foundation for Designing Next Generation Assessment Systems?

 

Peformance Assessment Examples

GRASPS Task Shell (McTighe & Wiggins, 2012) - Design a performance assessment simulation

Grade 1 performance task: Informational Writing, “My report about…” Sample performance task in writing designed by Karin Hess and piloted in NYC schools. Each task includes teaching suggestions, task prompt, scoring rubric, and annotated student works samples. Download sample gr 1 writing task

 

Grade 3 performance task: Opinion Writing, “Investigating Sharks” Sample performance task in writing designed by Karin Hess and piloted in NYC schools. Each task includes teaching suggestions, task prompt, scoring rubric, and annotated student works samples. Download sample gr 3 writing task.

We Teach NYC: For more NYC Schools Dept of Education task examples (K-12), go to https://www.weteachnyc.org/

Jay McTighe has a website about developing performance tasks. Check it out - Jay McTighe on Performance Assessment

 

Karin Hess, Ed.D, is a recognized international leader in developing practical approaches for using cognitive rigor and learning progressions as the foundation for formative, interim, and performance assessments.

 

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