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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Summative

1.1. End of a large chunk of learning

1.2. Criteria for assuring high-quality assessment

1.3. Review what you want to do

1.4. Examples: District Assessments, standardized testing, final exams, major cumulative projects, research projects, etc.

1.5. Teach assessment taking skills

1.6. Review and teach the format of the exam (length, types of questions)

1.7. Matching, fill in the blank, short answer, multiple choice, True/False

2. Formative

2.1. Definition: The process of gathering evidence of student learning

2.2. Provide feedback

2.3. adjusting instruction helps increase learning and success

2.4. Process cycle: Teach, Gather evidence, Evaluate, Adjust, Reteach

2.5. Characteristics: Evidence of student learning, Structure, Feedback, Adjustments in instruction, Teacher-Student Interaction

2.6. Types: Observation, Quizzes, Discussion

3. Definition: the shared process of gathering purposeful and systematic measurement for documentation, reflection, and improvement of both student learning and institutional practices

4. Purpose: Assessment is an integral part of instruction that helps guide teachers' planning and delivery of instruction. Being aware of what children have learned, knowing how to help them learn and develop as learners, and knowing how to plan for instruction are important aspects of the educations process.

5. Linking assessment instruction enhances both teaching and student learning