Types of Assessment's for The Classroom

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1. Advantages and disadvantages of Performance based assessment. (n.d.). Retrieved September 17, 2016, from https://www.scribd.com/doc/49749305/Advantages-and-disadvantages-of-Performance-based-assessment

2. Definition:  assessment represent a set of strategies for the acquisition and application of knowledge, skills, and work habits through the performance of tasks that are meaningful and engaging to  Purpose: measures how well students can apply or use what they know, often in real-world situations. This is an assessment of learning because you want to see what they have learned.

3. A. (1996). Chapter 1. What is Performance-Based Learning and Assessment, and Why is it Important? Retrieved September 17, 2016, from http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/196021/chapters/What_is_Performance-Based_Learning_and_Assessment,_and_Why_is_it_Important¢.aspx

4. Summative

4.1. Definition: An assessment used to measure skill acquisition and academic achievement. Purpose-An educator needs to see if after the lessons, quizzes and other assessments if the student "got it!"

4.1.1. Pros and Cons: Provides motivation for learning, gives insight to the teacher if they need to do it again or what should I do differently?----Teachers can feel pressured or accused of "teaching to the test". Every student may not be a good test-taker and the summative assessment may not be an absolute indicator of how well a student understands. 6th Grade Social Studies-End of Unit Test that covers what they have learned so far. This is an of learning because you want to see what they've learned.

5. Performance Based

5.1. Pros: Can be used to assess from multiple perspectives. Engages students in active learning. Cons: Usually the most costly approach. Requires careful training of raters.---Hibbard, K. Michael. "Chapter 1. What Is Performance-Based Learning and Assessment, and Why Is It Important?" What Is Performance-Based Learning and Assessment, and Why Is It Important? Copyright © 1996 by Educators in Pomperaug Regional District 15, n.d. Web. 17 Sept. 2016.--. 6th grade Social Studies-Students are given a series of tasks to complete in planning an early civilization museum. Research, poster, creating an artifact and museum card and display,

6. Authentic

6.1. Definition: the measurement of "intellectual accomplishments that are worthwhile, significant, and meaningful," as contrasted to multiple choice standardized tests.

6.1.1. 6th Grade Social Studies

6.1.2. Lesson Plan for the past  week has been learning what the 3 most important things for survival were in early civilization: food, water and shelter. Students are then given items they feel are most important from what they've learned. and then compare them to a chart showing their chances for survival.

6.1.3. xxxxxxxx Mueller, John. "Why Use Authentic Assessment? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox)." Why Use Authentic Assessment? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox). N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Sept. 2016.

6.2. Purpose: so that students will be able to use a acquired knowledge and skills in the real world.

6.3. Pros: Connects students with real life skills Life is not measured with multiple choice tests, it is more complex and often requires students to demonstrate their knowledge . Cons: Subjectivity in scoring Difficult to assess what is relevant and important among different educators Costliness Limits skills and knowledge that is assessed Time constraints--Mueller, John. "Why Use Authentic Assessment? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox)." Why Use Authentic Assessment? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox). N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Sept. 2016.

7. Diagnostic

7.1. Definition: provides a detailed analysis of a students performance and capabilities.

7.2. Purpose: The purpose for this assessment  is to give the educator some idea of where the student is in their learning and to help them come up with a plan to enhance, help or modify curriculum. This is an assessment of learning.

7.3. Pros: Provides a deeper level of insight than by just observation only. • Such tests are short, involve limited class time, and are easy to score. Cons: Educator must be careful not to misinterpret the results. • Your students may declare such questions to be “hard” or “tricky” until they realize that you really mean they are “diagnostic”!

7.4. 6th grade Social Studies: Each student is given a paper that list outlines of the 7 continents, The USA and the 5 oceans and ask to fill in the blanks. Then they are given all the answers in random order and asked to fill them in again.

7.5. Zeilik, M. (n.d.). Conceptual Diagnostics Test. Retrieved September 17,2016.

8. High Stakes-Definition: any test used to make important decisions about students, educators, schools, or districts. Purpose: Used to make important decisions about students i.e. scholarships, admittance to certain courses etc. Pros: Motivates students to work harder, establishes high expectations for both educators and students.--Cons: May contribute to higher, or even much higher, rates of cheating among educators and students, including coordinated, large-scale cheating schemes. 6th Grade Social Studies--A Test is given to see which 5 students out of the 6th grade body will be chosen to attend a History Competition for college scholarship

9. 1. Self-Assessment/2. Peer Assessment

9.1. Definition: 1. Self-assessment is more accurately defined as a process by which students 1) monitor and evaluate the quality of their thinking and behavior when learning and 2) identify strategies that improve their understanding and skills --McMillan, J. H., & Hearn, J. Student Self-Assessment: The Key to Stronger Student Motivation and Higher Achievement. Retrieved September 19, 2016, from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ815370.pdf

9.2. Definition 2 :Peer Assessment-Students evaluate each other using guidance and criteria from  the teacher. Purpose 1. Students are given autonomy to  evaluate themselves with guidelines (Rubrics) which increased their metacognitive skills--Purpose 2 Students can become better language learners when they are engaged in intentional learning that they play a major part in.--Sixth Grade Social Studies -Students are given a Rubric at the start of a project and then a similar one at the end of the project and are allowed to grade themselves. Classmates are paired and given rubrics to grade their partners project with the first rubric and then the final one the next day, NCLRC (2003) Peer and self assessment. Available at: http://nclrc.org/essentials/assessing/peereval.htm (Accessed: 19 September 2016). In-text citations: (2003

9.3. This is an assessment of learning because it shows a variety of work the student has learned,--6th grade Social Studies-Students final grade comes from a variety of lessons and activities they've had over a 3 week period on one unit,

9.3.1. Pros :An educational process that installs autonomy in learners. •Empowerment of the learner in a learning environment. •Development of learner confidence in assessing/ marking peers (through practice). •Development of learner ability to self-evaluate and reflect. Cons: Students will have a tendency to award everyone the same mark. • Students feel ill equipped to undertake the assessment. • Students may be reluctant to make judgements regarding their peers.

9.3.2. Portfolio: Portfolios are purposeful, organized, systematic collections of student work that tell the story of a student's efforts, progress, and achievement in specific areas--Purpose-assessment emphasizes evaluation of students' progress, processes, and performance over time. ---Pros: Emphasize what students can do rather than what they cannot do •Represent a student's progress over time •Engage students in establishing ongoing learning goals and assessing their progress towards those goals •Measure each student's achievement while allowing for individual differences between students in a class •Address improvement, effort, and achievement Cons: One is that it can be very demanding for students, parents and  teachers. . Additional time is imperative for planning, identifying instructional goals, developing strategies, identifying suitable instructional approaches, conferring with involved parties, assisting students' generation of portfolios, and evaluating outputs.----NCLRC (2003) Peer and self assessment. Available at: http://nclrc.org/essentials/assessing/peereval.htm (Accessed: 19 September 2016). In-text citations: (2003NCLRC (2003) Peer and self assessment. Available at: http://nclrc.org/essentials/assessing/peereval.htm (Accessed: 19 September 2016). In-text citations: (2003

10. Formative

10.1. Definition/Purpose: This assessment is given as a student is learning. The educator can then evaluate how the child is absorbing information and their understanding. This is and assessment for learning because the educator is trying to determine what the child needs.

10.1.1. 6th Grade Social Studies: A Quiz given after a few days of presenting and discussing the 7 continents. They are then able to correct their quizzes using the Social Studies Book for full credit.

10.2. Pros: Easier to catch "red flags". Used for intentional teaching, not grades. Cons: Teacher may feel their is not enough time to teach the lesson because of tracking progress, lack of teaching ability on the educator's part so that the student does not ultimately receive what they need.

10.3. Sasser, M., Dr. (n.d.). What Are the Advantages & Disadvantages of Formative Assessment? Retrieved September 17, 2016, from http://oureverydaylife.com/advantages-disadvantages-formative-assessment-28407.html

11. What is an Assessment?--the evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something