Done multiple times per day., Example: Ask question about what they learned from the day's lesson. It will track their understanding and allow the teacher to see what needs covered again or reviewed., Allows for changes to be made to instruction in order to improve student learning.
Children must perform tasks that are related to real world situations., Example: Keeping a journal of their life. Writing about a current issue and giving solutions.
Example: Instead of a multiple choice test the stundents would create something like a story or poster then demonstrate knowledge by presenting it to the class., This assessment will probably use some class time.
Example: Having students do a group project about a time period in history that was covered in class., This type of assessment is good for students who struggle with test-taking.
Done at the end of a project or period of time., Example: After a grade level, administer a test over basic knowledge and skills that should have been learned over the past school year., Does not allow for the teacher to know what needs to be covered more. It is already too late to fix it.
Normally given as a standardized test.