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Assessment_PPT - Assessing Student Learning Essential...

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Assessing Student Learning Essential Question: What purposes do assessments serve and how can we most effectively utilize assessments to achieve our goals? Objectives: Teacher candidates will be able to Describe different purposes for assessment Discuss essential factors to consider when designing assessments Compare and contrast the pros and cons of authentic and standardized assessments Identify possible biases in assessment and propose ways to reduces these biases
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What purposes do assessments  serve? Measure/compare student achievement Compare student progress/achievement to peers or norm Motivate Give Feedback Inform teacher’s instruction
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Key considerations in planning  assessments What are you trying to measure? Appropriateness of assessment Does it look at the “whole” individual within the educational contex? Validity Reliability Formative vs. Summative
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Types of Assessments Formative -- Carried out during the instructional
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