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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Formative

1.1. Used to adjust instruction daily

1.2. Observations

1.3. Student Conferencing

1.4. Exit Tickets

1.5. Provides immediate feedback

1.6. Should be used frequently

2. Summative

2.1. End of the year assessment

2.2. End of unit projects

2.3. Portfolios

3. Design

3.1. Standards Based

3.1.1. Assignments should only match the objective

3.2. Backwards Design

4. Validity

4.1. The assessment should function as it was designed.

5. Diagnostic

5.1. Helps to form small groups

5.2. MAP testing

5.3. Pre- and post assessments

5.4. Progress Monitoring

5.5. Initial assessment of student content knowledge

6. Choice

6.1. Allows students demonstrate mastery in different ways

6.2. Differentiation to meet student's learning needs

7. Emotions

7.1. Can create anxiety and fear of failure

8. Theorists

8.1. Vygotsky

8.1.1. Providing feedback is essential

8.2. Bloom

8.2.1. Assessments are based on the objectives

8.3. Skinner

8.3.1. Authentic assessments should be used

9. Grading

9.1. Subjective

9.2. Used for the wrong purpose

9.3. Often done just to put a grade in the gradebook

9.4. Can create anxiety

10. Analyzing

10.1. Data used for student improvment

10.2. Data used for teacher instruction

10.3. Used for decision-making purposes

11. Equity

11.1. Needs to meet the individual needs of the student

11.2. Fairness

11.2.1. Fair is not always equal

11.2.2. Need to understand the students you serve

12. Reliability

12.1. If given multiple times, the outcome should be consistant