2018 SEAB Assessment Seminar

 2018 SEAB Assessment Seminar
 Making Connections:
Principles and Good Practices in Assessment
 Wednesday, 18 April 2018
 Venue: Max Atria@Singapore Expo, Garnet Hall, Level 2
1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
 Organised by: Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB)
0815 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1000 Keynote Address: Making Connections: Principles and Good Practices in Assessment

By Ms Tan Lay Choo, Chief Executive, SEAB

1000 - 1030 Tea Break
1030 - 1130 Presentation: Connecting Assessment and Learning
  1. Assessment of Skills
  2. What really is Assessment for Learning
1130 - 1230 Concurrent Session 1 (see below for details of presentation)
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1430 Concurrent Session 2 (see below for details of presentation)
1430 - 1515 Plenary Session: Understanding Standards-Referenced Assessment
1515 - 1545 Tea Break
1545 - 1700 Panel Discussion

Concurrent Session 1 (CS1): 11.30am - 12.30pm
CS1.1: English Language CS1.2: Mother Tongue Languages CS1.3: Science

What to value in students’ writing at primary levels

Understanding and assessing Mother Tongue Language Spoken Interaction skills at the upper primary level Use of constructed-response items for assessment in primary Science
How to bridge students' gaps in Situational Writing A tool for assessing higher-order thinking skills for Mother Tongue Language reading comprehension SOLO - Identifying learning gaps through scaffolding questions in primary Science

Concurrent Session 2 (CS2): 1.30pm - 2.30pm
CS2.1: English Language CS2.2: Mathematics CS2.3: Science
Reducing construct-irrelevant variance in language achievement Students’ errors in Mathematics Problem Solving: What can they tell us? Assessment strategies that could surface misconceptions in primary Science for intervention
Interpreting Visual Texts - Understanding and assessing the construct Unmasking gaps in students’ Mathematical Reasoning Language use in the learning and assessment of Science