Assessment

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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Types

1.1. Formative

1.1.1. Informal

1.1.1.1. Observation

1.1.1.2. Discussion

1.1.2. Formal

1.1.2.1. Quiz

1.2. Summative

1.2.1. Multiple Choice

1.2.2. Matching

1.2.3. True/False, Yes/No

1.2.4. Factual short answer, fill-in-the-blank

1.2.5. Short or long essay

1.3. Interim/Benchmarked

1.3.1. Unit tests

1.3.2. District Assessments

1.4. Performance

1.4.1. Individual or group projects

1.4.2. Portfolios

1.4.3. Student logs

1.4.4. Journals

1.5. Diagnostic

1.5.1. Test to diagnose needs and abilities

2. Purpose

2.1. Assessment helps students learn, teachers improve instruction, and administrators decide how to allocate resources

3. Definiton

3.1. Assessment is the shared process of gathering purposeful and systematic measurement for documentation, reflection, and improvement of both student learning and institutional practices

4. What is is NOT

4.1. It is NOT evaluation. Evaluation analyzes and uses data to make judgments about student performance. Assessment analyzes and uses data to make decisions about improvements in teaching strategies and student learning.