Home Base: Supporting Formative Assessment: Formative classroom assessments designed around your curriculum standards are an effective way to monitor student learning and can easily be created in Home Base. Participants will make and take assessments while viewing the proctor dashboard and collaborate around instructional strategies based on data reports in Schoolnet.

Standard IVb: Teachers Facilitate Learning for Their Students: Teachers plan instruction appropriate for their students.

Standard IVh: Teachers Facilitate Learning for Their Students: Teachers use a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned.

Standard Va: Teachers Reflect on Their Practice: Teachers analyze student learning.

Access materials for this session at bit.ly/ccsa14hb.

Today's Presenters: Lisa Amerson - lisa.amerson@dpi.nc.gov and Amy Blake-Lewis - amy.blake-lewis@dpi.nc.gov


Learning Target
10 minutes ....................
Formative Assessment..................................
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Meet the presenters.
  • Discuss prior knowledge of formative assessment.
  • Explain the formative assessment process and understand how Home Base can be used to support this process.
55 minutes
Home Base Tools
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Take a sample test logged in as a student in Home Base.
  • Explore how to create an express test.
  • Identify the different question types available and how they can be used during formative assessment.
  • Practice creating questions in my own Home Base account or in a demo account.
20 minutes
Schoolnet Reports
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Review available reports in Schoolnet.
  • Analyze data from a student assessment using reports.
5 minutes
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Provide feedback to the presenters.

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."