nti504 | Graduate
Assessment And Evaluation
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- Examine DuFourâs four essential questions for learning and how they guide assessment planning and design.
- Analyze the differences between formative and summative assessments.
- Discuss the role that assessment plays in backward design for learning.
Setting Assessment Goals and Expectations
- Apply DuFourâs first essential question for learning (What do we expect students to learn?) to assessment development.
- Explore the role that Bloomâs Taxonomy and Webbâs Depth of Knowledge (DOK) have in assessment and development.
- Create learning goals that align to key targets and standards (e.g., SMART goals).
Developing Meaningful Assessments
- Apply DuFourâs second essential question for learning (How will we know if students are learning?) to assessment development.
- Create relevant and rigorous assessments based on learning goals.
- Establish assessment criteria in order to determine studentsâ level of mastery.
Data-Based Instructional Decisions for Intervention
- Apply DuFourâs third essential question for learning (How will we respond if students do not learn it?) to assessment development.
- Analyze student data to identify trends or patterns.
- Develop an instructional plan that includes differentiated instructional strategies for intervention.
Data-Based Instructional Decisions for Extension
- Apply DuFourâs fourth essential question for learning (How will we respond if students already know it?) to assessment development.
- Utilize student data analysis to provide effective feedback.
- Develop an instructional plan that includes differentiated instructional strategies for extension.
- All objectives apply.
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