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The Building Educator Assessment Literacy Project: Using Performance Tasks to Understand the Teaching and Learning Implications of Rigorous College- and Career-Ready Standards

Recorded on November 16, 2016

Sponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership. 

Next-generation assessments rely on the use of performance tasks as a key tool to measure student learning and facilitate more engagement between students and their teachers and peers.

Performance assessment provides unique insights into students’ knowledge and skills. When teachers understand the teaching and learning implications of performance assessment, opportunities for more rigorous interactions and authentic engagement can be achieved.

This webinar focuses on performance assessment and connecting summative assessment with teaching and learning.

Who Will Benefit

  • Secondary English language arts (ELA)/literacy teachers and administrators that support ELA/literacy teaching and learning

What You Will Learn

  • The value of performance tasks in measuring literacy skills
  • The design of Smarter Balanced ELA/literacy performance tasks
  • How examining student work on performance tasks can improve teaching and learning of secondary literacy

This webinar is part of the Literacy for College and Career Readiness in the 21st Century webinar series, sponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership. Members of the partnership are the California Department of Education, the Association of California School Administrators, the California Teachers Association, and the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd.

For more information about the Secondary Literacy Partnership, please review webinar archives at the SLP Vimeo Channel and access resources at Digital Chalkboard.

Materials from the Webinar