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The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic

The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic | Teacher Self Reflection and Evaluation | Scoop.it

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students. The handy infographic takes a look at different types of assessments and their attributes and questions. Keep reading to learn more.


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Limitless Learning Limited's curator insight, July 31, 2013 5:47 AM

A useful summary of how assessement is used in education to inform and demonstrate learning.

Shea Stehm's curator insight, August 2, 2013 1:41 PM

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students.

Dee KC's curator insight, August 6, 2013 3:25 PM

following the DfE's assessing without levels guidance this looks like  god place to start when reviewing how you measure progress

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Want to Ruin Teaching? Give Ratings

Want to Ruin Teaching? Give Ratings | Teacher Self Reflection and Evaluation | Scoop.it
A government-run teacher evaluation bureaucracy would be a disaster for the teaching profession — and thus the future of public education — in our country.
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Classroom observations to rate teachers are shifting focus to students

Classroom observations to rate teachers are shifting focus to students | Teacher Self Reflection and Evaluation | Scoop.it
Are they listening? Are their eyes on their teacher? Are they talking to their friends about what they are learning?
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Measures of Effective Teaching Project Releases Final Research Report

Measures of Effective Teaching Project Releases Final Research Report | Teacher Self Reflection and Evaluation | Scoop.it

In January 2013, the MET project released its third and final set of findings, which sought to answer three questions from practitioners and policy-makers: Can measures of effective teaching identify teachers who better help students learn?; How much weight should be placed on each measure of effective teaching when combining classroom observations, student surveys, and student achievement gains?; And how can teachers be assured trustworthy results from classroom observations?


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 21, 2013 12:28 PM

There are a few reports here and quite a few other useful documents that can help with this really important issue.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 22, 2013 12:04 PM

I am never sure about the need to apply measures and numbers only to quality of something. It is seems so counter-intuitive. What number do we put on care, compassion, empathy, and honesty in a person?

Vanessa Monell Mercado's comment, June 23, 2013 12:17 PM
I agree, sadly those things cannot be measure with numbers and it seems more and more people disregard their importance in our craft!