About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Teachers who need help learning about or mastering the implementation of assessments will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about assessment implementation. Among those who would benefit are:
- Teachers who need to use assessments in the classroom
- Teachers who have limited time for professional development or training
- Teachers who prefer multiple ways of learning (visual or auditory)
- Teachers who need to implement educational assessments for students with special accomodations
- Teachers who need an efficient way of learning about assessment implementation
- Teachers who need help understanding how to best implement educational assessments
- Teachers who use both standardized and non-standardized assessments
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Implementing Assessments in the Classroom chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Teachers Will Review:
This chapter helps teachers understand the concepts of implementing assessments. Topics covered include:
- The key steps to take when preparing assessments
- Advantages of selection-type as well as supply-type assessments
- Linking items on the assessment to learning goals
- The significance of easily understood directions
- Key aspects to consider when reviewing assessments
- Helpful pointers for when assessments are being administered
1. Steps in Preparing Educational Assessments
Watch this video lesson to learn what you need to do in order to write an assessment that will meet your teaching goals and needs. Learn what you need to think about as you write and then administer your assessment.
2. Benefits of Selection-Type & Supply-Type Assessments
This lesson will discuss the benefits of selection type and supply type assessments. It will also define objectives test, as well as formative and summative assessment.
3. Matching Assessment Items to Learning Objectives
This lesson explains the importance of matching assessment tools to learning objectives. The lesson defines both terms and highlights the importance of assessment validity and assessment depth.
4. Writing Clear Directions for Educational Assessments
This lesson presents a checklist for writing clear directions to accompany educational assessments. It highlights the importance of validity, the need for clearly defined expectations, and the benefits of using rubrics in the process.
5. The Process of Reviewing Educational Assessments
This lesson outlines questions that should be asked during the process of assessment review. It also defines summative assessments, formative assessments, validity, and rubrics.
6. Administering Assessments in the Classroom
While many students would probably prefer to go without them, assessments are an essential part of education. In this lesson, we look at how to properly administer assessments of all types in the classroom.
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