Using Direct Observation to Assess Student Learning


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What are direct observations?

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1. How can teachers use direct observations?

2. When using a direct observation for grading, what is the first step?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what you grasp about direct observation in student assessment with these study resources. Test questions cover what direct observation is and how it is used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test how well you know how to:

  • Explain direct observations
  • Understand how teachers use them
  • Identify the first step, when they are assessed
  • Classify them
  • Recognize the specific teachers who use them

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of direct observations and how they are connected to specific teachers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how direct assessments are classified
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about direct observation in student assessment

Additional Learning

Make use of the lesson named Using Direct Observation to Assess Student Learning, for more knowledge on this subject. The lesson will help guide you as you cover the subsequent study objectives:

  • Identify the different types of assessments
  • Understand how direct observation influences a learning environment
  • Define rubric
  • Determine the steps for direct observations