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Using Student Assessment to Improve Instruction . Dr. Tim Fry. Objective: . The teacher candidate should become more familiar with the assessment process noting the importance of assessment and how assessment can result in better instruction. . Specifically become more familiar with:

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Using student assessment to improve instruction

Using Student Assessment to Improve Instruction

Dr. Tim Fry


Objective

Objective:

  • The teacher candidate should become more familiar with the assessment process noting the importance of assessment and how assessment can result in better instruction.


Using student assessment to improve instruction

Specifically become more familiar with:

  • some underlying principles of assessment

  • things we assess

  • three categories or stages of assessment

  • various forms of assessments including alternatives to pencil and paper tests

  • reasons we assess--including using the data we collect to improve our instruction


Assessments

Assessments

  • What?

  • How?

  • Why?


How does the teacher know if students are learning

How does the teacher know if students are learning?

Through Assessments!


Some underlying principles of assessment include

Some Underlying Principles of Assessment Include:

  • Aligned to criteria-objectives and scoring rubrics

  • More Process than Product

  • Evidence and Data should come from a variety of sources

  • Reflection and self assessment are important


What do we assess

What do we assess?

  • Content and Process Skills

  • What a student says, does, and writes

  • Affective and Psychomotor domains


3 stages or categories of assessments

3 Stages or Categories of Assessments

  • Diagnostic

  • Formative

  • Summative


Forms of assessment how include

Forms of Assessment (how)include:

Tests

Discussion Questions

Application Exercises

Quizzes

Performance Assessments

Journal Writing

Projects

Group work

Portfolios

Oral Exams


Using student assessment to improve instruction

“I hate taking a test without an eraser.”


Some reasons we assess why

Some Reasons We Assess (Why)

  • Assign grades

  • Offer feedback to students and parents

  • Provide new learning experiences

  • Identify students’ strengths and weaknesses

  • Get feedback that will guide future instruction


Using student assessment to improve instruction

  • How do you prefer to be assessed?

  • What is your least preferred way to be assessed?

  • Any type of assessment more common in your subject area? Possible reasons?


Using student assessment to improve instruction

  • Is assessment important?

  • How often should we assess?

  • Should we assess in more than one way?

  • Will you use assessment to improve your teaching?


Using student assessment to improve instruction

“Teaching without learning is just talking”

Angelo & Cross (1993) Classroom Assessment Techniques


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