Archive | Assessment RSS feed for this archive

NGSS Assessment Portal

Next Generation Science Assessment Online assessments using complex graphics and modeling for FREE ! Here you will find a set of tasks produced by the NGSA Collaborative, which consists of researchers and technology developers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, SRI International, Michigan State University, and the Concord Consortium. For more details about our […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

SPRING MEA Update

The department of education has begun to release some information concerning the upcoming spring MEA administration. I will update this page with information as it comes along if you wish to save the bookmark. Testing Window 2/10/17   Portal Opens   http://maine.measuredprogress.org Student Data Available Enter accomodations in system Enter class/rosters in system Download secure Kiosk […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

SAT Content Workshops

The College Board and Maine DOE  SAT Content Workshops  The College Board and Maine DOE: SAT Alignment to Standards and Instruction Participants in this day-long workshop will learn about the SAT Suite of Assessments and the resources available to support student learning and teacher instructional strategies.  A close look into the question structure and critical […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Assessment- Upcoming PD

ASSESSMENT (continued from spring) MIDCOAST ASSESSMENT LITERACY DAYS 3 & 4 Christine.b.anderson@maine.edu September 30 and December 2 Point Lookout ASSESSMENT (Train the Trainer series) ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING in STEM & BEYOND Christine.b.anderson@maine.edu 6 module series, stipends (Materials developed by Anita Stewart-McCafferty) Oct 6, Oct 27, Nov 16, Jan 12, Feb 2, Mar 2 Rockland: Midcoast School of […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Updated SLO Resources and Guidance

The SLO committee met again on Tuesday, 9/27, and we discussed several issues.  Below you will find documents that we used and agreed represented the best approach to developing SLOs in AOS 98.  Many of the documents come from the Rhode Island Department of Education, a state that has been using SLOs for over 10 […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Agenda and Materials SLO Mtg 20 Sept

Agenda Needs assessment and using baseline data Review RI (Using Baseline Data and Information: Guidance) document Discuss which components to share more widely Goals and targets for Specialists Review Sample Student Learning Objectives for Educators/Student Support Specialists Discuss which components need to be shared more widely. Determine topic for next meeting Determine date for next meeting Materials […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

DOE ELA/Literacy Assessment Workshops

Working Smarter, Not Harder:  A Closer Look at Formative Assessment http://www.maine.gov/doe/ela/resources/working-smarter-not-harder.pdf Maine DOE series of 3 workshops to support effective development of formative assessment practices in ELA / Literacy Facilitated by Maine DOE specialists and teacher leaders from across the state  Builds from current practices to extend and deepen knowledge about formative assessment.   Learn more about how to: […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Assessment Literacy with NGSS

Please join our Midcoast community of K-12  educators! A  6-module, “Train-the-Trainer” series in which participants gather to learn and deepen their own classroom strategies and then facilitate these sessions in bite-size (hour-long) chunks at study groups back in their own school or district. Stipends and meals provided! ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING in S.T.E.M. and BEYOND How do we […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Agenda and Notes from SLO Meeting (9/7/2016)

Agenda Feedback from last years process Timeline for this year Establishing more uniform rigor SLØ and ATLAS overlap Exemplars Next meeting Materials PEPG Manual aos-98-pepg-manual-no-watermark TIMELINE (started by Sandy Wheeler) pe_pg_timeline-final SLO Template slo-development-template-2 Meeting Notes Reviewed feedback on SLO process from 2015-2016 Set three goals for initial work this year Clarify Targets and Cohort questions for Special […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

DATA Literacy Symposium (NWEA)

Data Literacy Symposium ~ Sponsored by the Southern Maine Partnership (SMP) and the Professional Development Center (PDC) at the University of Southern Maine (USM) Please join us for a two ­ day conference regarding data driven dialogue involving MAP users and other school­based data. School teams will have an opportunity to learn from each other […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →