Student Assessment in the Classroom: Tools & Methods


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What is an assessment?

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1. What kind of assessment could you use if you want to learn if students obtained all instructional objectives from a unit or long series of lessons?

2. What kind of assessment helps you make short-term, day-to-day instructional decisions?

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In these assessments, you can check your knowledge of methods for evaluating students in the classroom. You will need to know the different types of assessments that are given to students in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments can help you review:

  • What standardized assessments measure
  • The assessment that helps people make short-term decisions
  • What an assessment is
  • An assessment used to determine if students received all of the instructions for a long series of lessons

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the related lesson on student assessments
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what an assessment is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what standardized assessments measure

Additional Learning

Additional information can be learned if you use the lesson called Student Assessment in the Classroom: Tools & Methods. This lesson is made to help you:

  • Understand the purpose of assessments in regards to education
  • Identify the different types of assessments used on students
  • Learn about the pros and cons of different assessments for students