What is Performance Assessment? - Getting Smart | Project-based learning | teaching and technology | Scoop.it

Performance assessments are real-world scenarios that reflect the ambiguity of real-world challenges. They require higher-order thinking and problem solving. They are concluded with authentic performance.

 

- Real-world scenario: students assume roles in real-world scenarios.

 

- Authentic, complex process: scenarios reflect complex and ambiguity of real-world challenges.

 

- Higher-order thinking: requires critical thinking, analytic reasoning, and problem solving.

 

- Authentic performance: the ‘product’ reflects what a professional would produce.

 

- Transparent evaluation criteria: the learning outcomes drive the creation of the task.

 


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