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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Formative

1.1. DefinitionFormative assessment is a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides feedback to adjust ongoing teaching and learning to improve students' achievement of intended instructional outcomes.

1.1.1. Informal Formative Observations Questioning Immediate Feedback Instructional Adjustments Sponaneous

1.1.2. Formal Formative Quizzes Pretests Homework Classroom Response System In Class Assignments

2. Summative

2.1. Definition: Summative assessments are used to evaluate student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period—typically at the end of a project, unit, course, semester, program, or school year.

2.1.1. Standardized Testing

2.1.2. Final Exams

2.1.3. Research Projects

2.1.4. End Of Unit Exams

2.1.5. End Of Course Exams

3. Interim/Benchmarked

3.1. Definition:Interim Assessment takes place occasionally throughout a larger time period. Feedback to the learner is still quick, but may not be immediate.

3.1.1. Class Discussion

3.1.2. Warm-Up

3.1.3. Exit Ticket

3.1.4. Chapter Test

3.1.5. Extended Essay

4. Performance

4.1. Definition:Performance assessment, also known as alternative or authentic assessment, is a form of testing that requires students to perform a task rather than select an answer from a ready-made list

4.1.1. Individual Projects

4.1.2. Group Projects

4.1.3. Portfolios

4.1.4. Student Logs

4.1.5. Journals

5. Diagnostic

5.1. DefinitionDiagnostic assessments (also known as pre-assessments) provide instructors with information about student's prior knowledge and misconceptions before beginning a learning activity. They also provide a baseline for understanding how much learning has taken place after the learning activity is completed.

5.1.1. Quick Write

5.1.2. IRI (Informal Reading Inventory

5.1.3. QRI-5

5.1.4. KWL Chart

5.1.5. Key Math

5.1.6. Running Record