What is backwards design? (Stage 1 Identify Desired Results (To what…
What is backwards design?
Stage 2 Determine Acceptable Evidence
Continuum of Assessment Methods
Formative and summative assement
Performance tasks and projects: Important to know and do and Enduring understanding.
require student to address an identified audience
allow student a greater opportunity to personalize the task
Task, criteria, and assessment are know beforehand, but the actual outcome is fluid or not secure
feature a design that is real or simulated
Traditional quizzes and tests:
familiar with and important to know and do
Stage 1 Identify Desired Results
Review Curriculum expectations
2.Examine content standards,
1.We consider our goals,
To what extent does the idea, topic, or process...
...reside at the heart of the discipline?
...represent a big idea having a enduring value beyond the classroom?
...offer potential for engaging students?
Stage 3 Planning Learning Experiences and Instruction
Stage 1: What is worthy and requiring understanding?
Stage 2: What is evidence of understanding
Valid, Reliable, Sufficient, Authentic Work, Feasible, and Student Friendly
Stage 3: What learning experiences and teaching promote understanding, interest, and excellence
Research-based, Essential and enabling knowledge and skills