ASSESMENTS FOR LEARNING

Phyllis Horrocks

KEY STRATEGIES

*Clarifying understanding and sharing intentions

*engineering effective classroom discussion, task and activities that elicit evidence of learning

*Provides feedback that moves learners forward

*Activating students as resource for one another

*Activating students as owners to their own learning

formative and summative assessments

teaching requires extensive awareness of subject, program of study, and principles;

passion, a loving approach, and an affection for awareness. Assessments are also an important factor of the student's progress and it allows the teacher to know and identify the effectiveness of their teaching style and whether they need to modify, adapt, or change the way they teach to meet the needs of their students;

Formative Assessments: Collected detailed information that teachers can use to improve instruction and student learning while it’s happening. this type of assessment;

*help students identify their strengths and weaknesses and target areas that need work *help faculty recognize where students are struggling and address problems immediately

Summative assessments: are used to evaluate student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period. Examples of summative assessments include:

*a midterm exam

*end-of-course exam

* a final project a presentation or report