Exposing kids to technology at the earliest age possible gives them a head start on learning. Since so many schools are moving toward mobile devices, apps and online tools for learning, it’s important that even kindergarteners get used to using these tools.
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.
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.
Do you know how to use classroom time effectively? What teaching method works best for basic skills? Test your knowledge of the most useful teaching strategies.
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.