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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Formative

1.1. Definition

1.1.1. Process of gathering information of student learning

1.2. Examples

1.2.1. Homework

1.2.2. Quizes

1.2.3. In Class Assignments

1.2.4. Thumbs up Thumbs down

1.2.5. 3-2-1

1.2.6. Think, Pair, Share

1.2.7. Exit Tickets

1.3. Why Its Important

1.3.1. Formative assessments allow a teacher to track student progress throughout the lesson. This shows a teacher whether or not their students are truly following the pace of the lesson or if they need to go back and re-teach. This also allows learners to change behaviors.

1.4. Provides Feedback

1.4.1. Provides evidence of student learning

1.5. Teacher Student Interaction

1.5.1. Student self assessment

2. Summative

2.1. Standardized Testing

2.2. Definition

2.2.1. Evaluating a students learning at the end of a set period of instruction.

2.3. examples

2.3.1. End of Unit Test

2.3.2. Benchmark Test

2.3.3. 6 Weeks Test

2.4. Planning Summative Assessment

2.4.1. End of a large chunk of learning

2.4.2. Review what you want to do

2.4.3. Criteria for ensuring high quality assessment

2.4.4. Representative Sampling

2.5. Teach Assessment Taking Skills

2.6. Relates Performance to Standards

2.6.1. Relates Performance to Strategies

2.7. Focus on Errors

2.7.1. Focus on Effort

3. Interim/Benchmark

3.1. Pre-determine points of time

3.2. Purpose

3.2.1. Report Cards

3.2.2. Adjust Instruction

3.2.3. District Reports

3.3. Low Level

3.4. Little to no student feedback

4. Performance

4.1. Alternative Assessment

4.2. Authentic Assessment

4.3. Definiton

4.3.1. Assessment that has students perform a task rather than answer a question

4.4. Examples

4.4.1. Group Projects

4.4.2. Portfolios

4.4.3. Demonstrations

4.5. Higher Order Thinking

5. Diagnostic

5.1. Definition

5.1.1. Assessment that determines what a student knows prior to different types of programs being implemented for the student.

5.2. Skills and knowledge upon entry to a program

5.3. Pre-Assessment

5.4. Individualize Instruction

6. Standards Based

6.1. STAAR Tests

6.2. MAP Tests

6.3. District Assessments

6.4. Definition

6.4.1. Assessments based on students demonstrating mastery or understanding of the material that they are expected to have learned at the time frame of the assessment