Student Assessment Tools & Principles (page: 4 of 8)

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  • Assessment to Determine Learning Styles
    If you are a middle or high school teacher, here is a great assessment to give your students at the beginning of the school year. Read on to learn more.
  • Using Informal Assessments to Assess Reading Comprehension
    How do you know if your students understand their latest reading assignment? Or, better yet, did they actually complete the reading assignment? You can try these informal assessments for reading comprehension.
  • An Observation Assessment Tool for a Beginning Fraction Unit
    During a fraction unit in primary grades, students use manipulatives and drawings to understand fraction concepts. This assessment tool guides teachers through the most common objectives and is quick and easy to use.
  • Using SMART's Response System to Assess Student Knowledge
    Are you looking for new assessment ideas for your class? Try the SMART Student Response System and you may never look at assessment the same way again.
  • A Guide to Authentic Assessments
    According to Albert Einstein, “Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted, counts." That sentiment captures the philosophy behind the many types of authentic assessment, also known as performance assessment, alternative assessment, or direct assessment.
  • DIBELS Progress Monitoring and Assessment
    The DIBELS reading assessment is used by teachers to assess students' reading ability and whether or not they are making progress with reading instruction. Progress monitoring is done with all students, but at-risk students are tested more often.
  • The Difference Between Learning and Performance
    There is a great debate in education on the differences between learning and performance and where the emphasis should be placed. What is your stance?
  • Assess Subtraction Skills: Free Online Math Assessment
    These subtraction story problems will give you a better idea of what mathematical knowledge your students already possess, and what strategies they employ when solving problems. Use these free online math assessments to guide instruction.
  • Writing Positive Progress Notes For Elementary Students
    This article is designed to help elementary school teachers write effective elementary progress reports. You will also find links to other great resources on comments for improvement reports as well as a printable elementary progress report template.
  • DIBELS Reading Assessment Pros and Cons
    The DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) reading assessment is used in many schools to assess students reading ability and to drive reading instruction. Some teachers love the test; others are against it. Here are some of the pros and cons.
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