STUDENT ASSESSMENTS (FormativeFOR LEARNING (2 minute/mini check-ins to…
2 minute/mini check-ins to check for learning during a lesson
: Popsickle sticks, White boards, thumbs up/down, traffic lights
Pros: easy way to monitor student progress, gives quick feedback, reveals who is struggling, predicts performance on tests
: gives quick feedback
: requires checking in on each student regularly
an assessment form that learners do together with their teachers
: helps to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their own work,
: requires planning in advance
: working portfolio
used to diagnose student difficulties and to guide lesson and curriculum planning. Looks backwards rather than forwards
: Unit Pretests, Diagnostic assessments, classroom diagnostic tools.
: adjusts the curriculum for students needs, builds on students strengths, ids weaknesses,
How teacher measure learning took place after a lesson.
: Essays, Tests, Oral exams, Projects, Exhibits
: helps id student growth, helps establish if students are meeting grade level standards
testing that requires a student to create an answer or a product that demonstrates his or her knowledge or skills
Group projects, Essays, Experiments, demonstrations, portfolios
: Require students to be active participants
: No clear right or wrong answers, tougher to grade
test scores that are used to determine punishments, accolades, advancement, or compensation.
: hold schools and teachers accountable for providing a high-quality education to all students, Motivates students to work harder, Establishes high expectations, Reveals areas of educational need that can be targeted for reform and improvement,Provides easily understandable information about school and student performance
Expensive, time consuming, can be bias towards specific cultures, stressful, Forces educators to “teach to the test”, higher, rates of cheating among educators and students,
: Standardized tests, diplomas
to apply the skills and knowledge students have mastered
Similar to PBL.
: students become proficient at performing the tasks they will encounter when they graduate.replicate real world challenges, the acquisition of essential knowledge and skills
students in evaluating their own work
and learning progress.
: may require some teacher coaching
: helps students id their weaknesses, helps give focus, helps to set goals
students evaluate their peers’ work and have their work evaluated by peers.
: needs lots of guidance beforehand by teacher, disengaged students can give poor feedback
personalizes the learning experience, gives students feedback on the quality of their work, gives ideas and strategies for improvement, can enhance the evaluators’ own learning and self-confidence