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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Formative Assessments

1.1. Provides feedback on student growth

1.2. Focus on students errors and how to correct them

1.3. Used to adjust instruction

1.4. Steps in the assessment cycle:

1.4.1. 1. Gather evidence of learning

1.4.2. 2. Evaluate Evidence

1.4.3. 3. Feedback

1.4.4. 4. Adjust Instruction

1.5. Characteristics

1.5.1. Evidence of Student Learning

1.5.2. Structure

1.5.3. Participants involved in feedback

1.5.4. adjust instruction

1.5.5. Teacher-student interaction

1.5.6. Attribution for success

1.6. Examples

1.6.1. Thumbs up thumbs down

1.6.2. quizzes

1.6.3. Class Discussion

1.6.4. homework

1.6.5. in-class assignments

1.6.6. classroom response systems

2. Summative Assessments

2.1. happens at the end of a large chunk of learniing

2.2. Reviews hat you want to do

2.3. Representative sampling

2.4. Examples

2.4.1. standardized testing

2.4.2. final exams

2.4.3. research projects

2.5. Preparing students for summative assessments

2.5.1. teach assessment skills

2.5.2. Discuss test length, format, and types of questions

2.5.3. review

2.5.4. item type and formant

2.5.5. assessment anxiety

3. Benchmark Assements

3.1. testing occurs at specific times during the school year

3.2. immediate feedback

3.3. Scores can show students growth

3.4. Examples

3.4.1. End Of Course exams

3.4.2. six weeks tests

3.4.3. STARR tests

3.5. Formal type of test

4. Performance Assessments

4.1. Students must preform task instead of taking an actual test

4.2. Open-ended responses or essay questions

4.3. Portfolios

4.4. Group projects or cooperative learning

4.5. Writing journals

5. The process of gathering measurement for documentation, reflection,and growth of both the student and teacher

6. Helps teachers improve instruction while at the same time helps students understand growth and academic achievement