Assessment, Targets & Feedback
Formative Assessment & Summative Assessment
Definition: formal and informal in-process evaluation.
Methods: Argue, Show, Explore, Define, Complete, Identify, Report, List, Locate, Illustrate, Grade, Conduct, Examine, Justify, Sketch, Diagram, Merge, Rate, Role Play, Solve, Critique, Compose, Design, Test, Write, Compare, Repeat
Practical Applications: Kahoot!, Pole Everywhere, TurnIt In, Blendspace.
Definition: cumulative evaluation at the end of a course or unit to determine if learning goals have been met
Methods: Portfolio, Paper, Project, Presentation, Post-Test, Provided/Generic Exams
Learning Targets & Effective Feedback
Definition: brief statements that describe what students are expected to know, understand, and do.
Tips: Frame targets as learning, rather than activities; Write targets in student-friendly language; Post in the classroom; Talk explicitly about the target; Formatively assess student understanding.
Definition: communication continuum on progress, regarding attaining a goal
7 Keys to Effective Feedback:
1. Goal Referenced
2. Tangeable and transparent
4. User Friendly
Self Assessment & Peer Assessment
Definition: evaluation of oneself, or ones actions or attitudes of performance of a learning target
Practical Applications: Stoplight, Rate-It, Exit Slip, Reflections, Behavior Scale, Think-Tank, Thumbs-Up, Down, Sideways
Definition: team members evaluating team members
Tips: One Positive, One Suggestion, One Question
Practical Applications: Group Discussions, Glow vs. Grow