Assessment for Learning

For the Preschool Student

Strategy 1-3

Strategy 1: Classifying, Understanding, Sharing Learning Intentions

Start the Preschooler by asking what they know about subject, what they will be discovering and when its all done what they have learned from the subject

Strategy 2: Engineering Effective Classroom Discussion, tasks, and activities that elicit evidence of learning.

Provide preschoolers with hands on activities. This will spark their creativity by allowing them to come up with different ways to create/ design something and to see firsthand the function of their creation.
Strategy 3: Providing Feedback That Moves Learner Forwards.

As the teacher you are the one who will offer assistance by asking open ending questions such as “what if we did this what would happen?”, or “ If you did this what would happen?” or to top it off by adding another part to the puzzle ex: add an extra wheel, leg or shovel.

Strategy 4-5

Strategy 4: Activating Students Learning Resources for Each Other.

Allowing the preschool students to take part in scaffolding, will allow those who are advance learners to offer assistance to fellow students. As a teacher you are providing individualized support by improving a learner’s ability to build on prior knowledge.

Strategy 5: Activating Student As Owner Of Their Own Learning.

By provide documentation of preschoolers working in groups and individual on the topic. This will show their progress as well as their knowledge they gained from doing the activity

Why Use Assessment in Learning

There are many reason to perform assessments on your students, but the most important reason is to define the skills the student can mastery.