2011 MARC Conference

The Eleventh Annual Maryland Assessment Conference:

INFORMING THE PRACTICE OF TEACHING USING FORMATIVE AND INTERIM ASSESSMENT: A SYSTEMS APPROACH

Thursday, October 20

Gage Kingsbury
Dylan Wiliam
Steven Wise

(Northwest Evaluation Association)
Formative to Interim to Summative Assessment: Connecting the Dots(PowerPoint)
Lori Nebelsick-Gullett
Kristen Huff
Cynthia Hamen Farrar
Sheryl Packman

(College Board)
Formative Assessment Design: A Case Study using ECD and Expert Judgment (PowerPoint)
Joan E. Auchter
(National Board of Professional Teaching Standards)
Integrating Student Standardized and Interim Assessments with National Board’s Teacher Development Process (PowerPoint)
Margaret Heritage
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Using Assessment Information in Real Time: What Teachers Need to Know and Be Able To Do (PowerPoint)
Jim H. McMillan
Lisa Abrams

(Virginia Commonwealth University)
Learning from Interim Assessments: District Implementation to Classroom Practice (PowerPoint)
William D. Schafer
(University of Maryland)
Developing Instructionally Embedded Formative Assessments(PowerPoint)
Kimberly O’Malley
Katie McClarty
Emily Lai
Denny Way

(Pearson)
Marrying Periodic and Summative Assessments: I Do (PowerPoint)
Susan M. Brookhart
(Brookhart Enterprises LLC
Duquesne University)
Assessment (at All Levels) in Service of Learning: Getting the Balance Right (PDF)

Friday, October 21

Jacqueline Leighton
Man-Wai Chu
Paolina Seitz

(University of Alberta)
Cognitive Diagnostic Assessment (CDA) and the Learning Errors and Formative Feedback (LEAFF) Model (PDF)
Jonathan Templin
(University of Georgia)
Neal Kingston
Wenhao Wang

(University of Kansas)
Psychometric issues in formative assessment: measuring student learning throughout an academic year using interim assessments (PDF)
Paul Nichols
Charles DePascale

(National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment)
Toward a Technical Theory for Systems for Learning: The Role of Information (PowerPoint)

The following presentation will be included in the book. 

Rick Stiggins
(Assessment Training Institute)
Productive Formative Assessment ALWAYS Requires Local District Preparation (coming soon)