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Can portfolios assess student performance and influence instruction?
by National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), Graduate School of Education, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles
Written in English
|Statement||Daniel Koretz ... [et al.].|
|Series||CSE technical report -- 371., CSE report -- no. 371.|
|Contributions||Koretz, Daniel M., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 145 p. :|
|Number of Pages||145|
chaPtER 1 The Teacher as a Decision Maker 5 of planning, implementing, and assessing. As the teaching functions are discussed in this book, several chapters have a boxed feature to indicate the knowledge, skills, and disposi-tions related to the chapter topic using the descriptions provided in the InTASC standards. Informal assessments are not data driven but rather content and performance driven. For example, running records are informal assessments because they indicate how well a student is reading a specific book. Scores such as 10 correct out of 15, percent of words read correctly, and most rubric scores are given from this type of assessment.
that assess student performance to a similar Portfolio assessment can provide a holistic This book is an effort to review the theoretical framework for the use of alternative assessment in. teacher can accommodate or modify instruction and learning activities for an ELL student. In the case of a student new to the school, records transfer from the former school before the student is admitted, so written information should still be available. If, though, a student has not been in school and has no record, a teacher mustFile Size: KB.
summative assessments are usually applied at the end of a period of instruction to measure the outcome of student learning. They are high stakes for all concerned, most obviously for the learners who are being judged but also in the sense that the data may be used to drive course improvement, to assess teaching effectiveness, and for program-level assessments Cited by: 6. formative assessment at the classroom, school, and district level. Formative assessment tends to fall into two categories: Whether they’re formal or informal, formative assessments are embedded regularly into every step of the learning process, not just administered at the end of an instructional Size: 1MB.
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Can Portfolios Assess Student Performance and Influence Instruction. The Vermont Experience. by Daniel Koretz, Brian M.
Stecher, Stephen P. Klein, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Edward Deibert. Related Topics: New England; CitationCited by: Student Portfolios as an Assessment Tool Teachers and administrators have been making a move from traditional paper-and-pencil type tests to alternate forms of assessment.
Teacher observation, projects, essays, and other more creative ways of evaluating student achievement have gained a larger following within the classroom. Airasian, P. Classroom assessment. New York: McGraw Hill. American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, and National Council on Measurement and Education.
Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: American Educational. Alignment. The ability of tests to reach all the ambitious goals set out by reformers depends, first of all, on the alignment between tests and standards. Alignment is a necessary condition of the theory of action of standards-based reform; indeed, the Title I statute requires state assessments to “be aligned with the State's challenging content and performance standards.”.
Can Portfolios Assess Student Performance and Influence Instruction?: The Vermont Experience. This report is intended for practitioners, researchers, and policymakers concerned with current performance assessment efforts and their effects on instructional quality.
Assessment: Getting Started with Student Portfolios > Module 1 > Reading: What Are Portfolios. _____ several academic years so that the student may also display the work to the next year‘s teacher. High school students can also use portfolios File Size: KB.
Portfolios provide an excellent vehicle for consideration of process and the development of related skills. So, portfolios are frequently included with other types of authentic assessments because they move away from telling a student's story though test scores and, instead, focus on a meaningful collection of student performance and meaningful.
Assessment of Student Performance. Russell Yates. April, Teachers most often use assessment to obtain information that helps them improve their instruction. This in turn helps them to bridge the gap between curriculum standards and student achievement.
Assessment is also used for accountability purposes, for both students and teachers. Performance-based assessments. Performance-based assessments are based on classroom instruction and everyday tasks.
You can use performance-based assessments to assess ELLs' language proficiency and academic achievement through oral reports, presentations, demonstrations, written assignments, and : Colorín Colorado.
If the rate at which a particular student is learning seems insufficient, the teacher can adjust instruction. To track student progress, the teacher graphs a line between the student's initial level of performance on a specific skill and the end-of-year goal.
Then, the teacher plots the level of performance as each probe is administered. By Michael R. Fisher, Jr. Much scholarship has focused on the importance of student assessment in teaching and learning in higher education.
Student assessment is a critical aspect of the teaching and learning process. Whether teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level, it is important for instructors to strategically evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching Author: Rhett Mcdaniel.
Administrative contexts also influence the structure and use of portfolios. While the primary purpose of portfolios for most teachers is to engage students, support good curricula and instruction, and improve student teaming, some portfolio programs are designed to serve other purposes as well.
Student portfolios are distinguished from file folders. Purposeful. Strength of portfolios The best method to assess a student's problem solving ability is through a simulation or through an "authentic" application of knowledge and skills that is commonly known as a(n) _____.
A rubric that rates a student's performance using a. - Consequences greatly influence behavior and can be used to motivate students and to manage their behavior.-Some positive consequences frequently used to reinforce, and thus influence, student behavior: social praise, special activities and privileges, evaluation marks, positive physical expression, awards, tokens, and tangible objects.
Teachers can utilize the data to adjust instruction and accelerate learning. Collaboratively analyzing formative assessment data addresses the question, “How can we collectively ensure that all of our students can meet the objectives?” The formative data should be used to drive instruction, not to evaluate Size: 2MB.
Student performance can be reliably judged as has been demonstrated by years of experience in statewide writing assessments, music adjudications, and AP art portfolio reviews. The reliability of evaluation increases with: 1) clear criteria embedded in well-developed rubrics; 2) models or anchors of performance coupled with the rubrics; and, 3.
Teacher judgments can directly influence student achievement, study patterns, self- perceptions, attitudes, effort, and motivation to paper–pencil tests and performance assess-ments to interpreting and grading test results, in regular classroom activities (i.e., portfolios and projects), and eight were either set exter-File Size: KB.
Assessment Practices: Student’s and Teachers’ Perceptions of Classroom Assessment Sayed Ahmad Javid Mussawy Assessment, defined as “a systematic process for gathering data about student achievement,” is an essential component of teaching (Dhindsa, Omar, &. Student assessments can be a tricky task.
Our collection of ideas and forms will make it easier for you to evaluate and grade your students' work, no matter their grade level. There are as many variations of assessment as there are students. Look below to find ideas on assessment strategies, modifications, and enhancing your existing methods.
the student's learning, and how the teacher's instruction can increase the student's learning. Professional development is the Improvement Plans, and other district performance indicators.
and/or portfolios of student work to assess the impact of professional learning. File Size: KB. The module topics follow the chapters from Tomlinson and Moon’s book Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom.
Each topic is thoroughly explained using current research to support best practice teaching, and each module offers several practical suggestions for using the ideas in a variety of classrooms.Learning is the process responsible for the observed changes. Change can be determined only if there are a minimum of two assessment points (at the beginning and end of instruction).
Ideally, assessments that fall between these two points will monitor the learning process. The book does not present a radical view of classroom assessment.Student Self-Assessment: The Key to Stronger Student Motivation and Higher Achievement by James H.
McMillan and Jessica Hearn I n the current era of standards-based education, student self-assess-ment stands alone in its promise of improved student motivation and engagement, and learning. Correctly implemented, student self.