How can assessments lead to enduring learning? How can the design of an assessment lead to higher-order thinking?
The sessions in this series provide teachers with an understanding of authentic assessment and integration of higher-order thinking skills into assessments. Through exemplar reviews, readings, and opportunities to revise existing assessments, participants gain tools and skills for creating strong assessments in their own classrooms.
Develop an understanding of different kinds of authentic assessments through personal reflection, analysis of examples, and evaluation of current practice
Explore design of assessments that ask for increasingly deep levels of thinking and reasoning
Explore and analyze a variety of exemplars of authentic, higher-order thinking assessments, using this to create a checklist to use for your own work
Practice revising assessments with support before moving toward independent assessment design and revision