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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Why?

1.1. Assessment helps teachers evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching, students learn, and administration best allocate resources.

2. Types

2.1. Interim/ Benchmark

2.1.1. periodic testing with little feedback in a formal styled assessment

2.1.1.1. Examples: projects, written assignments

2.2. Formative

2.2.1. an ongoing type of assessment that always teachers to receive feedback and adjust instruction and for students to change behaviors based on teacher-student interaction or student self-assessment

2.2.1.1. Informal- observations and questioning

2.2.1.2. Formal- Quizzes

2.3. Summative

2.3.1. assessment performed at the end of a unit to evaluate student overall learning

2.3.1.1. Examples: standardized tests, major projects, or cumulative projects

2.4. Diagnostic

2.4.1. students are assessed by their achievement in comparison to a baseline of similar learners

2.4.1.1. Examples: MAP test, Istation test

2.5. Performance

2.5.1. student assessment of learning is based on their performance in completing a task

2.5.1.1. Examples: individual or group projects, portfolios, student logs, journals

3. What?

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