Excellent Educators for New Jersey (EE4NJ): November Update

Report
Measurement Type
Student Growth Objectives (SGO)
Type of SGO
Definition
Example
Covers all of the students in a teacher’s
Algebra I classes, for an elementary
teacher..
Class-level
Focused on the entire student
population for a given course,
which often includes multiple
classes.
Focused on the student population
in a given class.
Targeted students
Focused on a subgroup of students
that need specific support.
Covers all of the students who scored
below 45 on the pre-assessment.
Targeted content
Focused on specific skills or content Covers linear equations in Algebra I.
that students must master.
Course-level
1
2
3
4
Covers all of the students in a teacher’s
ninth-period Algebra I class.
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Types and Examples of SGOs
Type of SGO
General
Definition
Examples (from Algebra I class)
Focused on the teacher’s entire
Covers all students in a teacher’s
student population for a given course.
Algebra I classes and aligned
Includes large proportion of
comprehensively with course
curriculum standards.
standards.
General tiered goal
Same as above, but with student
goals tiered by preparation levels
Same as above, but with student
goals tiered by preparation levels.
Specific —
student group
Focused on a subgroup of students
that need specific support.
Covers a group of students that
scored below 45 percent on the
pre-test.
Specific —
content/skill
Focused on specific skills or content
that students must master.
Covers New Jersey Common Core
State Standards related to
quadratic functions and modeling.
Practice
SGO
TEACHERS: SG0
SGP
Summative
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SGOs: Some Possible Assessment Types
Portfolio Assessments
Traditional Assessments
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National/State tests
(e.g., Advanced
Placement exams,
DIBELS, EOC Biology)
District, school and
departmental tests
(e.g., final exams,
benchmark tests)
•
•
•
•
•
Practice
SGO
TEACHERS: SG0
SGP
Gold® (pre-K, K)
Writing and reflection
samples (ELA)
Laboratory research
notebook (sciences)
Student project-based
assessments (all
subjects)
Portfolio of student
work (art,
photography, graphic
design, etc.)
Performance Assessment
•
•
•
•
•
Lab Practicum
(sciences)
Sight reading
performance (music)
Dramatic
performance (drama)
Skills demonstration
(physical education)
Persuasive speech
(public speaking)
Summative
3
SGO Components:
Student Growth
Objectives (SGO)
Assessment
•
Administer department-developed pre-test aligned with 2009
CCCS.
Baseline Data
•
Determine general preparation level .
•
Group students into three categories (low, medium, high).
•
Determine specific areas of deficit .
Growth Targets
•
General – set a target for all students at each preparation level
covering all content.
Specific – set a target for all students to grow in a particular content
standard.
•
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2
3
4
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Student Growth Objectives (SGO)
Teacher:
1
Subject:
Sections:
General Objective
Grade:
Number of students:
Preparation Level
Based on
Pre-Test Score
Number of
Students
SGO
Based on Predicted Achievement on
Post-Test Score
Low (0-45%)
21
70% or above
Medium (46-69%)
54
80% or above
High (70-100%)
7
90% or above
2
3
4
5
TEACHERS
The SGO Process
Step 1: Choose or
develop a quality
assessment aligned
to state standards
KEY
Teachers, supervisors
meet to discuss and
set SGO w/ principal’s
approval
Recommended steps for setting a good SGO
Official SGO process in regulations
Teachers, supervisors
meet to discuss SGOs
and other measures
Step 4: Track progress, refine instruction
September
Step 2: Determine
students’ starting
points
Practice
SGO
TEACHERS: SG0
By Nov. 15*
Step 3: Set ambitious
and feasible student
growth objectives
SGP
Summative
By Feb. 15
Adjustments to
SGOs can be
made
with approval
By end of school year
Step 5: Review results and
score
*For 2013–14 only. In subsequent years,
SGOs must be set by Oct. 15.
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Student Growth Objectives (SGO)
Student
Preparation
Level
General Objective
Target
Rating based on number of students reaching target
score SGO
Score
Assessing Outcomes – General
%
#
stu
Highly
Effective
Effective
Partially
Effective
Ineffective
Low
70
21
>17
11-17
5-10
<5
Medium
80
54
>45
26-45
10-26
<10
High
90
7
>6
5-6
2-4
<2
4
3
2
Score
3
1
2
3
4
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Tiered General SGO: Physics 1
75% students will meet their designated target scores on
the Physics 1 post-assessment
Goal
Preparedness Group
Low
Medium
High
Measuring Progress
Number of Students in Each Group
36/65
21/65
8/65
For a teacher to earn a rating of ...
4
85% or more
students in the
tier met goal
Low
Medium
Target Score on Post-Assessment (%)
70
80
90
3
75% or more
students in the
tier met goal
2
1
65% or more
students in the
tier met the goal
Less than 65%
of students in
the tier met goal
High
Practice
SGO
TEACHERS: SG0
SGP
Summative
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Specific Goal: Targeted Biology Standard
Specific Goal:
Targeted
Standard
The average student score on questions related to Standard
5.1.12.B (scientific thinking and design) will increase from
40% to 80% on final exam.
For a teacher to earn a rating of ...
Measuring
Progress
Practice
SGO
TEACHERS: SG0
4
90% or more
students met
goal
SGP
3
80% or more
students met
goal
2
70% or more
students met
the goal
1
Less than 70%
of students
met goal
Summative
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Specific Goal: Targeted Students (8th-Grade LAL)
Specific Goal:
Targeted
students
6/8 students who scored in the low range on the preassessment will increase 10 words per minute over their
baseline score on the Oral Reading Fluency Assessment.
For a teacher to earn a rating of ...
Measuring
Progress
Practice
SGO
TEACHERS: SG0
4
7-8 students
met goal.
SGP
3
5-6 students
met goal.
2
3-4 students
met the goal.
1
0-2 of students
met goal.
Summative
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Teachers’ Summative Ratings
Component
Raw
Score
Weighted
Score
Weight
Teacher Practice
3.0
x 50%
1.5
Student Growth Percentile
2.2
x 35%
.77
Student Growth Objective
3.0
x 15%
.45
Sum of the Weighted Scores
2.72
2.72
This is a sample
scale. The NJDOE
will determine the
actual scale prior
to September
2013.
Practice
TEACHERS
SGO
Ineffective
1.0
Points
SGP
Partially Effective
1.75
Points
Highly
Effective
Effective
2.5
Points
3.5
Points
4.0
Points
Summative
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Website and Contact Information
Website:
http://www.state.nj.us/education/evaluation
Contact information:
– For general questions, please email
[email protected]
– Phone: 609-777-3788
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