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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. 1. Formative

1.1. An assessment used to monitor student's learning to provide ongoing feedback that can be used by instructors to improve their teaching.

1.1.1. Discussion and a quiz

2. 2. Summative

2.1. An assessment used to evaluate student's learning at the end of an instructional unit

2.1.1. District benchmark and final exams

3. 3.Interim/Bechmark

3.1. An interim assessment is administered at different intervals between instructions.

3.1.1. End-of-course-exams and standardized test

4. 4. Performance

4.1. Is a form of testing that requires students to perform a task rather than selecting an answer form a ready-made list.

4.1.1. Written assessments and group projects

5. 5. Diagnostic

5.1. Is a form of pre-assessment that allows a teacher to determine student's individual strengths, weaknesses, knowledge, and skills prior to instruction.

5.1.1. Diagnostic assessment of reading

6. H.O.T Questions

6.1. Opening questions

6.1.1. What is a life cycle?

6.1.2. Tell me if you the life cycle of any organism.

6.1.3. Why do you think life cycles exist?

6.2. Guiding questions

6.2.1. What is the first stage in the life cycle of the butterfly?

6.2.2. What is the last stage in the life cycle of the tomato?

6.2.3. How are the life cycles of the frog and the tomato alike?

6.3. Closing questions

6.3.1. What are two things you learned?

6.3.2. What is the most interesting thing you've learned?

6.3.3. What was your favorite activity in class?