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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Formative

1.1. Definition

1.1.1. process of gathering evidence of student learning

1.1.2. Feedback

1.1.3. Adjust instruction and strategies

1.2. Differentiated formative feedback

1.2.1. Learner level of ability

1.2.2. Grade level

1.2.3. Subject

1.3. Nature of feedback

1.3.1. Amount

1.3.2. Timing

1.3.3. Mode

1.3.4. Audience

1.3.5. Type of task

1.4. Formative assessment cycle

1.4.1. Gather evidence of learning

1.4.2. evaluate evidence

1.4.3. feedback

1.4.4. adjust instruction

2. Summative

2.1. Definition

2.1.1. used to evaluate student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period

2.2. Planning

2.2.1. End of a large chunk of learning

2.2.2. Review what you want to do

2.2.3. criteria for ensuring high quality assessment

2.2.4. representative sampling

2.3. Preparing students

2.3.1. Teach assessment taking skills

2.3.2. length, format, types of questions

2.3.3. review

2.3.4. Item type and format

2.3.5. Assessment anxiety

3. Defintion

3.1. Analyzing and using data to make decisions about teaching strategies

4. Interim/Benchmarked

4.1. Definition

4.1.1. evaluate where students are in their learning progress and determine whether they are on track to performing well on future assessments, such as standardized tests or end-of-course exams.

4.2. Periodic testing throughout school year

4.3. Minimal to no student feedback

4.4. Low level

4.5. Projects, written assignments, tests

5. Standards based

5.1. Definition

5.1.1. refers to systems of instruction, assessment, grading, and academic reporting that are based on students demonstrating understanding or mastery of the knowledge and skills they are expected to learn as they progress through their education

5.2. TEKS

5.3. District Assessments

5.4. STAAR Tests

6. Performance

6.1. Definition

6.1.1. a form of testing that requires students to perform a task rather than select an answer from a ready-made list.

6.2. Individual or group projects

6.3. Portfolios

6.4. Student logs

6.5. Journals