Performance and Portfolio Assessment. Performance Assessment. An assessment in which the teacher observes and makes a judgement about a student’s demonstration of a skill or competency in creating a product. Similar terms include: authentic assessment. alternative assessment.
Performance and Portfolio Assessment
Assessment of complex, higher-order learning targets.
Students actively engaged in learning while being assessed.
Forces teachers to use multiple criteria.
Limited sampling of learning targets.
Not good for assessing knowledge learning targets.
Great instruc-tional tool.
Many uses of classroom assessment are not served well with portfolios.
Assessment or instruction aid?
Types of portfolios:
Evaluate student status.
Work-sample portfolios ( Document typical performance).
Appraising portfolios (Scored w/ a rubric).