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Assessments by Mind Map: Assessments

1. Assessments is the shared process of gathering purposeful and systematic measurement for documentation, reflection, and improvement of both student learning and institutional practices.

1.1. Assessment helps students learn, teachers improve instruction, administrators decide how to allocate resources, and policymakers evaluate the efficacy of education programs.

2. 1. Formative

2.1. Definition: Process of gathering evidence of students learning, providing feedback, adjusting instruction strategies to enhance achievement.

2.1.1. Example: Discussion and quiz.

3. 2. Interim/Benchmark

3.1. Definition: Periodic testing throughout the school year.

3.1.1. Example: Benchmarks, chapter tests, projects.

4. 3. Summative

4.1. Definition: Summative assessments are the end of a large chunk of learning and during this time teachers are able to review what they want to do. These show criteria for ensuring high-quality assessment.

4.1.1. Example: Standardized testing, final exams, major cumulative projects, research projects.

5. 4. Performance

5.1. Definition: Students demonstrate that they have mastered specific skills and competencies by performing or producing something.

5.1.1. Example: Individual or group projects, portfolios, student logs, journals.

6. 5. Diagnostic

6.1. Definition: Type of assessment that shows what students know and can do prior to a learning program being implemented.

6.1.1. Example: Pre-tests, teacher conference.

7. Assessment Data

7.1. Achieve3000 Student Data Reading/Language Arts 4th Grade: Student 1 Lexile level: 321 Student 2 Lexile level: 368 Student 3 Lexile level: 359 Students should be at a Lexile level of atleast 700 in order to be at a 5th grade level in Reading.

7.1.1. Strategies: In Achieve3000 students have pre-tests that help show students current knowledge of content area. My MT teacher and I then have conferences with students to talk about their goals and misconceptions regarding Achieve3000.

8. H.O.T Questions

8.1. Opening Questions

8.1.1. What is the main idea of this story?

8.1.2. What is the purpose of this story?

8.2. Guiding Questions

8.2.1. What are the details in the story to help support the main idea of this story?

8.2.2. How can the reader connect the purpose of the story with the details?

8.3. Closing Questions

8.3.1. How can you retell this story to somebody else using the same purpose of this story?

8.3.2. How can you retell this story using different details to support the same main idea of this story?