Alabama State Board of Education PLAN 2020 Our Vision Every Child a Graduate – Every Graduate Prepared for College/Work/Adulthood in the 21st Century Alabama’s PLAN 2020 Priorities ALABAMA’S 2020 LEARNERS ALABAMA’S 2020 SUPPORT SYSTEMS ALABAMA’S 2020 PROFESSIONALS ALABAMA’S 2020 SCHOOLS/SYSTEMS Alabama’s PLAN 2020 Priorities ALABAMA’S 2020 LEARNERS BALANCED ASSESSMENT SYSTEM By Purpose FORMATIVE DATA to quickly inform instruction BENCHMARK DATA to benchmark and monitor progress SUMMATIVE DATA to evaluate cumulative learning To Plan Learning (prior to instruction) To Support Learning (during instruction) To Monitor Learning (between instruction) To Verify Learning (after instruction) Teacher/Student Discussion First-day Observations Teacher/Student Portfolio Class Blog; Student Journal Open Questioning Running Records Exit Activities Portfolios Screeners Chapter Pre-Tests Graded Class Work Curriculum-Based Measures (CBM) Running Records Portfolios Office Discipline Referrals Curriculum-Based Measures (CBM) Progress Report Interim Assessment (Post-Test) Prior Year’s AP Exams Prior End-of-Year Scores Item Analysis of Prior Summative Test End-of-Unit Assessments/Grades Benchmark Test Scores End-of-Semester Grades AYP Reports Suspension Rates Alabama’s 2020 Learners • Universal Screeners • Summative Assessments • Formative, Benchmark and/or Interim Assessment Repository • Project-Based Assessments • Career Interest and Aptitude Assessments 1. All students perform at or above proficiency and show continuous improvement. 2. All students succeed. 3. Every student graduates from high school. 4. Every student graduates high school prepared. • Universal Screeners, Grades K-2 • Developmentally Appropriate Assessment(s), Grades 1-2 Formative, Benchmark and/or Interim Assessment Repository with Resources Grades 3-12 A pool of aligned items to each standard at each grade level within each assessment content area will be available for teacher, school, or system use for formative, benchmark and/or interim assessments to be used to inform instructional practice. Included will also be links to instructional resources aligned to the standards for use by teachers, schools, or school systems. Project-Based Assessments Grades 6-12 These assessments are designed to foster research inquiry skills, persistence, independence, and intercommunications in ways that are not accomplished with more traditional summative and end-of-course assessments. Project-based assessments are scored based on templates or rubrics that produce rich, multileveled evaluations of student work. Career Interest/Career Aptitude Assessments Grades 6-12 These assessments are designed to inform student, parent, teacher, counselor, and principal decisions about appropriate coursework and co-curricular opportunities for students culminating in a comprehensive and annually updated 4-year high school plan of study. Alabama College- and Career-Ready Assessment System Grade 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 Assessment(s) WorkKeys ACT w/Writing PLAN Transition EXPLORE ARMT+ ARMT+ ARMT+ ARMT+ ARMT+ End-of-Course English 9, 10, 11, 12 Alg I, Geometry, Alg II w/Trig, Pre-Cal Biology, Chemistry, Physics U.S. History ARMT+ (Reading/ELA, Math, Science and Writing/Social Studies Based) Aligned to College and Career Readiness Benchmarks All assessments could be offered in online and/or paper and pencil format with a standardsbased reporting format that will be immediate.