Student Assessment Tools & Principles

Assessing a student’s mastery of a subject is a basic concept, but the principles, tools and changing state and federal regulations that surround this simple concept, continue to be the subject of much debate, both inside and outside of educational circles.
From the basics of establishing a rubric for your assignments, to the latest conversation surrounding standardized tests, Bright Hub Education offers the information you need to develop, prepare for and manage student assessments. You’ll find the tools you need to get the job done, but you’ll also discover some lively debate on the principles behind measuring learning. Parents and educators provide the comments, and teachers and students provide the content, all vetted by educators like you.

Test Your Knowledge of the Types of Assessments in the Classroom

You probably know all about standardized assessments from your school days. But alternative assessments remain an extremely popular method for teachers to test a learner’s interpretation of knowledge. Student evaluations only by IQ tests are a practice of the past.