Assessment of Learning for Teachers

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Refresh your understanding of educational assessments with this helpful Assessment of Learning for Teachers course. These flexible, engaging lessons and quizzes can help you complete professional development training or learn new assessment strategies for use with your students.
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Ch 1. Introduction to Educational Assessments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49607].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Relationship Between Instruction & Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Evolution of Assessments in Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Qualities of Good Assessments: Standardization, Practicality, Reliability & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Assessments in Distance Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49610].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49610].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Types of Educational Assessments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49611].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Performance Assessments: Product vs. Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Standardized Tests in Education: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1889].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1889].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Special Education and Ecological Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2646].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2646].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Student Portfolio Assessment: Strengths & Limitations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48460].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48460].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Using Case Studies to Assess Student Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Using Direct Observation to Assess Student Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48462].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48462].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - How to Assess Student Learning with Presentations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Characteristics of Good & Bad Multiple-Choice Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Characteristics of True-False, Matching & Interpretive Exercise Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48465].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48465].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Strengths & Limitations of Short Answer & Essay Questions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Educational Assessment Planning {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49612].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Importance of Including Assessments in Lesson Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Role of Instructional Objectives in Student Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48456].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48456].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Communicating Assessment Expectations to Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48458].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48458].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Methods for Assessing Students' Prior Knowledge & Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Validity, Reliability & Bias of Educational Assessments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49614].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1883].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1883].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Reliability Coefficient and the Reliability of Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1884].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1884].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Testing Bias, Cultural Bias & Language Differences in Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Use and Misuse of Assessments in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1892].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1892].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - High-Stakes Testing: Accountability and Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1890].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1890].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Implementing Assessments in the Classroom {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49615].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Steps in Preparing Educational Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Benefits of Selection-Type & Supply-Type Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Matching Assessment Items to Learning Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Writing Clear Directions for Educational Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Process of Reviewing Educational Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49620].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49620].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Administering Assessments in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Summarizing & Analyzing Educational Assessments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49622].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Norm- vs. Criterion-Referenced Scoring: Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1888].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1888].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Summarizing Assessment Results: Comparing Test Scores to a Larger Population Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Using Standard Deviation and Bell Curves for Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Using Mean, Median, and Mode for Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Grading & Reporting Student Progress {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[49623].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Absolute vs. Relative Grading in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Standards for Assigning Grades in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Problems With Grading Based on Ability, Growth & Effort Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How To Weigh Components of Student Grades Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Making Pass-Fail Decisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What Is a Grading Rubric? - Definition, Uses & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Writing Statements to Describe Grading Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49630].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49630].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Report Learning Progress to Students & Parents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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