Identifying Student Outcomes from Task 2 Education reformers have envisioned teacher performance assessment as an approach for improving teaching and learning since the 80s. However, use of a performance assessment for new teachers really gained momentum when legislators in California made it a requirement for licensure InPACT was transformed into edTPA and many states are currently developing policies for including this assessment, or one similar, for new teacher licensure.
The new updates make WPP more closely aligned to classroom instruction, current standards, and enable teachers and students to have more flexibility within the program. Students can work on more than one essay at a time and save essay drafts without submitting them for scoring.
Teachers can recommend a specific prompt to a student or group of students. More accurate essay feedback leading to revision. Features And Benefits Pathways to Writing with WPP enables students in Grades 3 — 12 to work on their writing skills at their own pace, with individualized attention.
Stimulus-based and non-stimulus Narrative, Informative, and Argumentative prompts. Essay Feedback And Scoring Immediate essay feedback provides students with better information and analysis to inform the revision process--the key to improved writing! Notes capitalization, grammar, and spelling errors with multiple spelling suggestions.
Provides an overall essay score as well as scores for individual writing traits. Suggests relevant tutorials based on student scores and prompt genre. Students using WPP in school can engage in peer-to-peer collaboration and feedback. Performance Reports These reports allow teachers to view their class averages by trait, total score, and writing genre.
Individual student performance reports show trait and total score averages.
Prompt Reports Allow teachers to monitor how students are performing on specific prompts and how the prompts are being utilized in the class. Includes multiple options for sorting and viewing data as well as individual trait scores.
The report lists the number of student essays, drafts, and submissions. Progress Reports Allows teachers to monitor class progress by month and across three years.
The 6-trait, 6-point rubric used in past years is essentially the same as the new one, with similar descriptors and language. While the total possible score 36 vs.§ Implementation of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, High School, Beginning with School Year Common Core State StandardS for engliSh language artS & literaCy in hiStory/SoCial StudieS, SCienCe, and teChniCal SubjeCtS appendix a | 2 reading.
Reading Informational Text Students read, understand, and respond to informational text—with an emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and making connections among ideas and between texts with a focus on textual evidence.
Common Formative Assessments, Performance Tasks, and the Common Core State Standards Cathy J. Lassiter, Ed.D. and Brandon Doubek, Ed.D.
Learn why the Common Core is important for your child. What parents should know; Myths vs. facts. Academic Achievement Standards Academic achievement standards refer to the expected performance of students on measures of academic achievement; for instance, "all students will score at least 76% correct on the district-developed performance-based assessment.".