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Appendix B Agenda and Participants for the May Workshop Assessment of 21st Century Skills Workshop Follow-Up Symposium May 4, 2011 Keck Center, Room 100 500 Fifth St., NW Washington, DC AGENDA Wednesday, May 4 1:00-1:10 Introductions, Overview of Plans Stuart Elliott, BOTA director Gerhard Salinger, National Science Foundation (cosponsor of project) 1:10-1:30 Brief Review of the Workshop in January Joan Herman, CRESST (steering committee chair) • hat are 21st century skills and why are they W important? • ow do the skills relate to college and career readiness/ H preparedness? • hat are the challenges in assessing these skills? W For information about the January workshop, see http:// www7.nationalacademies.org/bota/Assessment_of_21st_ Century_Skills_Homepage.html. 139
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140 ASSESSING 21ST CENTURY SKILLS Panel Discussion of Sample Assessments of 21st Century 1:30-2:30 Skills (20 minutes each) Assessments of Cognitive Skills Nathan Kuncel, University of Minnesota Assessments of Interpersonal Skills Stephen M. Fiore, University of Central Florida Assessments of Intrapersonal Skills Rick Hoyle, Duke University Each panelist will • riefly describe/define the kind of skills grouped B within their cluster. • ive a quick overview of why the skills are important G skills. • ive a synthetic overview of the assessment examples G that were presented at the January workshop and provide a critique/reaction to them. • iscuss the extent to which the example assessments (or D assessment strategies) are likely to provide reliable and valid information about the intended skill. 2:30-2:45 Moderated Discussion Discussion Leader: Joan Herman Response: Measurement Guidance (15 minutes each) 2:45-3:15 Deirdre Knapp, HumRRO (steering committee member) Patrick Kyllonen, ETS (steering committee member) Speakers will respond to the panelists and address the following: • rom a measurement/technical perspective, what is the F feasibility of implementing assessments of these kinds of skills in the K-12 setting? • hat purposes can they feasibly serve? How might the W results be used? • hat factors might complicate implementation of the W assessment or assessment strategy? • hat fairness and equal access issues should be W considered?
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141 APPENDIX B Response: Policy Guidance (15 minutes each) 3:15-3:45 Joan Herman Steven Wise, Northwest Evaluation Association (steering committee member) Speakers will respond to the panelists and address the following: • hat are the key messages for policy makers with W regard to implementing assessments of these skills in the K-12 setting? • hat would you like policy makers to know about W the assessments, the assessment strategies, and/or implementing measures of these constructs? 3:45-4:15 Moderated Discussion Joan Herman 4:15 Adjourn PARTICIPANTS Geri Anderson-Nielsen, Gender Equity for Mathematics and Science Nancy Smith Brooks, U.S. Department of Education Christopher Brown, Pearson Foundation Rex Clemmensen, ACT, Inc. Sara Clough, ACT, Inc. Debbie Cole Christopher Coro, U.S. Department of Education Roman Czujko, American Institute of Physics Emily Dalton Smith, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation George DeBoer, American Association for the Advancement of Science Mary E. Dilworth, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Nancy Doorey, Education Testing Service, Center for K-12 Assessment and Performance Management Emerson Elliott, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Maria Ferguson, Alliance for Excellent Education Steven Fiore, University of Central Florida Bruce Fuchs, National Institutes of Health Gavin Fulmer, National Science Foundation Peirce Hammond, U.S. Department of Education
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142 ASSESSING 21ST CENTURY SKILLS Mark Heidorn, CTB/McGraw-Hill Andres Henriquez, Carnegie Corporation of New York Monica Herk, National Board on Education Sciences Joan Herman, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, University of California, Los Angeles (committee chair) Ricardo Hernandez, U.S. Department of Education Jeffrey Heyck-Williams, Two Rivers Public Charter School Rick Hoyle, Duke University Tom Keller, National Research Council Bill Kelly, American Society for Engineering Education Dana Kelly, National Center for Education Statistics Arthur Kendall, Social Research Consultants Jonathan King, National Institute on Aging Deidre Knapp, HumRRO (committee member) Ken Krehbiel, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Pat Kyllonen, Educational Testing Service (committee member) Emily Lai, Pearson Foundation Natalie Nielsen, National Research Council Cornelia Orr, National Assessment Governing Board Stephen Provasnik, National Center for Education Statistics Taslima Rahman, U.S. Department of Education Laura Rasmussen, MPR Associates, Inc. Patrick Rooney, U.S. Department of Education Gerhard Salinger, National Science Foundation Gretchen Schultz, CTB/McGraw-Hill Elena Silva, Education Sector Candace Simon, Council of Great City Schools Grace Solares, U.S. Department of Education Gerald Sroufe, American Education Research Association Barbara Stein, National Education Association James Stone, National Research Center for Career and Technical Education Peter Swerdzewski, Regents Research Fund Marjorie Wine, General Educational Development Testing Service Steven Wise, Northwest Evaluation Association (committee member)