Student Assessment Tools & Principles (page: 5 of 8)

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  • A Guide to Informal Assessments
    Informal assessments can provide teachers with a wealth of useful information that will help guide their instruction on a daily basis. What are the strengths and weaknesses of informal assessments and how can you best implement them into your daily routine? Let's take a look.
  • Short Cuts to Take and Use Running Records
    Running records are useful for assessing your students' reading level and reading difficulties. But running records can also be time consuming from preparing for the assessment to summarizing and analyzing the results. Using the leveled books in your room, there are shortcuts available to you.
  • Explore the Benefits of Psychoeducation for Trauma Victims
    When a child goes through a traumatic experience, it can have lasting effects. A professional trained in psychoeducation can help the child understand the trauma and help her cope with her responses to the trauma. Learn about psychoeducation and trauma victims: its benefits and considerations.
  • Project-Based Learning Goals
    Teachers who want their students to invest their hearts into an assignment work on creating project-based learning goals. Students or teachers can create project-based learning goals, but both will benefit. Outline specific expectations for students by creating specific learning goals.
  • Review of the Developmental Math Assessment
    The Developmental Math Assessment (DMA) is a researched based program that focuses on children from preschool through grade two. It focuses on the most important mathematical skills that students need to master higher math concepts.
  • Standardized Assessment and the Process of Phonological Awareness
    Standardized assessments are used to measure a child's phonological awareness. Assessments may assess skills such as ability to identify and generate rhymes, ability to segment and blend sounds and the ability to manipulate phonemes.
  • Using Teachable Moments to Prepare for Standardized Testing
    As a teacher, you have to be aware of the standardized testing your state requires at the end of the school year. You also have to be aware of your school's curriculum and your state's objectives. So, when do you teach to students' interests? How do you take advantage of teachable moments?
  • Steps to Convert AR-Leveled Reader Systems to DRA
    To convert between reading level systems can be a daunting task. Take advantage of some of the tips recommended here, including some resources for a more in-depth project. You'll have the conversion done in a flash!
  • Students Learning Styles and the Link to Academic Performance
    It is essential to provide students with a variety of learning experiences that will shape their academic performance. Do you know your child's learning styles? Teachers can provide experiences in the classroom specifically for the varied learning styles. Read on...
  • Making Presentations Easier for Students
    High school project ideas needn't incite student fear and dread. Presenting to their classmates combined with the assessment makes nervous high school students. Help high school students prepare and provide the assessment tool in advance for smooth presentations.
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