Learning and Innovation Skills and Student Assessment

This assignment requires you to make connections between high-quality  assessment and learning and innovation skills. Additionally, using the Framework for 21st Century learning (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.  as a resource, you will redesign or modify a prior activity from one of  your courses in the MAED program representing program learning outcome  3, 4, 5, and 7. There are several   approaches you could take with this  assignment. For example, you may redesign an instructional plan with  assessment plans embedded throughout or a full assessment plan including  a summative assessment you may have constructed. These are just two  ideas out of numerous possibilities. If you do not have previous  assignments to use in this assignment, please contact your instructor  for guidelines on how to proceed. Refer to the MAED Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) listPreview the document as needed. Upload your assignment to the course for evaluation and to your ePortfolio (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Pathbrite).

Create your assignment to meet the content and written communication expectations below.

Content Expectations
The Redesign  expectations explain what you are required to do with the prior  coursework you choose to redesign. The Summary expectations are for the  separate written portion of this assignment.

  • Redesign – Alignment and Mastery (1 Point): Redesign an  instructional plan with assessment plans embedded throughout, or a full  assessment plan as noted above including a summative assessment that  could be selected to include alignment between specific skills, CCSS,  and objectives and includes criteria for mastery.
  • Redesign – Learning and Innovation Skills (1 Point):  Redesign an instructional plan with assessment plans embedded  throughout, or a full assessment plan as noted above including a  summative assessment that could be selected to include specific learning and innovation skills (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. from either/each of; creativity and innovation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.critical thinking and problem solving (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., and/or communication and collaboration (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • Summary – Introduction/Conclusion (1 Point): A one  paragraph introduction to a summary that concisely presents the scope  and organization of the summary writing, as well as a one paragraph  conclusion that recaps your summary’s key points.
  • Summary – Modification (1 Point): In one paragraph  summarize the changes you made to your activity to meet the redesign  expectations for this assignment. Explicitly state how your redesign  assignment provides evidence of mastery of PLO’s 3, 5, and 7.
  • Summary – Evaluation (1 Point): In one paragraph,  evaluate how your assessment promotes Learning & Innovation Skills,  assess how it could be used as a tool for ongoing evaluation of student  progress, and evaluate how it could be used as a guide for teacher and  student decision making.
  • Summary – Reflection (1 Point): Summarize, in one  paragraph, your experience with the redesign in terms of challenges you  encountered and how you overcame those challenges.

Written Communication Expectations

  • Page Requirement (.5 points): Two to four pages, not including title and references pages.
  • APA Formatting (.5 points): Use APA formatting consistently throughout the assignment.
  • Syntax and Mechanics (.5 points): Display meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics such as spelling and grammar.
  • Source Requirement (.5 points): Reference three  scholarly sources in addition to the course textbook. All sources on the  references page need to be used and cited correctly within the body of  the assignment.

For information related to APA style, including samples and tutorials, please visit the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

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