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K-10 Assessment Outline - Judging Standards tool

K-10 Assessment Outline - Judging Standards tool | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it

The sample assessment activities show a range of approaches to assessment. Each activity includes the curriculum planning processes, that show how teachers derived the learning experiences from the evidence of learning (the achievement standards)marking guidelines that illustrate how teachers have considered up front how they will determine how well students have attained the desired understandings and skills.teacher reflections that provide a personal perspective of the task

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Judging Standards Assessment and Reporting tools currently published support a range of WA Curriculum Learning Areas. These sample tasks provide a good starting point. A number of Phase 2 Learning Area materials are still being collected and developed for publication.

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27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge

27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
27 Ways To Assess Background Knowledge
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Brilliant infographic to assist teachers assess prior learning at the start of a new topic...

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Meaningful Manageable Assessment

Meaningful Manageable Assessment | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
26 Strategies

In the old days we compartmentalised.  First we planned our schemes of work
in folders that lived on shelves.  Then we taught our lessons.  Then we
marked our students’ books retrospectively writing comments like ‘good
work, keep it up’ or rhetoric questions like ‘where is you
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The step-by-step approach here unpacks assessment very clearly..."To assess learning we have to make it visible by questioning it through oral or written questions that are constructed to accurately evaluate the quality of the learning. However, assessing the quality of learning is problematic because there are stages to the learning process..."
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56 ways of Formative Assessment 

56 ways of Formative Assessment  | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Short, sharp tasks to check point assessment of student progress, allowing for feedback and plan future instruction.
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Socrative

Socrative | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Socrative empowers you to engage and assess your students as learning happens. Through the use of real-time questioning, result aggregation, and visualization, you have instant insight into levels of understanding so you can use class time to better collaborate and grow as a community of learners

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Got ipads in your classroom? This looks like a great way to engage and assess yur students...as learning happens! What's not to like about that?

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Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
This classroom guide is intended to inspire and expand your thinking about effective assessment for project-based learning.


The tips are organized to follow the arc of a project. First comes plan
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Assessment Tools

Assessment Tools | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Below are links to assessment tools and techniques along with specific geoscience examples and resources. Concept Maps - A diagramming technique for assessing how well students see the "big picture". ...
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Observing your students... a great range of graphic organisers to assess 'learning in action'.
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Project Based Learning Assessment: Issues and Practices

Project Based Learning Assessment: Issues and Practices | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Project based learning, a model that has definitely struck a chord with modern education system, is a fine tuned learning model that will address major learning issues. When you have group learning, you will see that both individual as well as group learning needs are fulfilled, and both the group and individual learn the subject matter and gain knowledge. It is highly important to consider assessment when you are training students using this model for furthering their education needs and standards.

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While individual learning can be easily assess, there are many issues in assessing a project based learning. You will need to recognize if the group and individual have accomplished all that they needed to in the process of learning through the project they have collectively worked upon. Here is a very realistic outline of the issues involved in assessing PBL...

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How do you feel about the use of PBL in education?

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11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads

11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
The iPad is a great tool for accessing and creating content.  Teachers can also use this device to collect and organize student work.  Here are a few ways you can turn your iPad into an assessment ...
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What’s Your Learning Disposition? How to Foster Students’ Mindsets

What’s Your Learning Disposition? How to Foster Students’ Mindsets | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s work on growth mindsets has dominated much of the attention around how students can influence their own learning. But there are other ways to help students tap into their own motivation, too. Here are a few other important mindsets to consider.
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Developing a culture of learning...beyond assessment OF learning and grades focus.

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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
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Some very useful tips for assessing student understanding using Formative Assessment strategies...

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Rubrics and Rubric Makers

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We have hundreds of printable rubrics. We also have rubric maker tools that make it simple to create a rubric.
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Learning Area Explorers

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Learning Area explorers from AC Leaders Resource SA

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These learning area explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum LAs allowing investigation into the essence of each subject.

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21 simple design elements that will make any School Assessment Task sheet accessible

21 simple design elements that will make any School Assessment Task sheet accessible | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
If you have a child in secondary school in Australia, you are probably familiar with assessment task sheets. They outline the task a student has t
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Assessment tasks are invitations for students to create a performance to show others what they know. Yet for many students these days, the complexity of the invitation can lead them to give up before they even start. It is a growing problem as assessment task sheets become increasingly complicated documents.
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Writing Rubrics that actually work

Writing Rubrics that actually work | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
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Assessment for Learning | esa.edu.au

Assessment for Learning | esa.edu.au | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it

The  Assessment for Learning website developed by Education Services Australia (ESA) provides web-based professional learning resources for teachers. Assessment theory and practical activities around the key strategies for formative assessment support teachers to develop...

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Something here for all teachers, all learning areas...

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learningtriangles.pdf

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Assessment Triangles - student feedback on your lessons.
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How to design rubrics | Assessment for Learning

How to design rubrics | Assessment for Learning | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Rubrics take many different forms. Some rubrics describe only three levels of performance; others have more. Sometimes the terminology used to describe the various parts of the rubric will differ. None of this really matters. The important thing is that the purpose of the rubric remains the same: it is used to make

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Assessment for Learning resources from Education Services Australia (ESA)

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Personalize Learning: Assessment AS Learning Conversations

Personalize Learning: Assessment AS Learning Conversations | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Archive of the conversations about Assessment AS Learning #plearnchat that got better and better as the hour went on.
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Great Twitter chat about so many aspects of Assessment for Personalised Learning...real teachers, talking about real issues. Sharing ideas and great resources. Thanks to #plearnchat

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6 Ways to Make Learning Visible - Brilliant or Insane

6 Ways to Make Learning Visible - Brilliant or Insane | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
When we make learning visible, teachers and students are better able to assess their impact.These six strategies will get you started.
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Evidence captured as learning happens...How do we distinguish knowledge, skills, and thinking from….learning? How do we make learning visible, so that we might surface and document powerful discoveries about the influence of our teaching on learners?

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Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Looking for tools and strategies for effective assessment in project-based learning? To support you, we've assembled this guide to helpful resources from Edutopia and beyond.
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Great collection of assessment strategies to assess critical thinking through Project-based learning via Edutopia

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A Visual Chart on Summative Vs Formative Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Visual Chart on Summative Vs Formative Assessment ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
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Very useful visual to remind us of the difference between Formative and Summative Assessments...
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Do you know the 10 Principles of Assessment For Learning?

Do you know the 10 Principles of Assessment For Learning? | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it

The ten principles of assessment for learning to guide classroom practice identified by the Assessment Reform Group [2002]:

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A concise list of what 'Assessment FOR Learning' is really all about.

This list sits well with research about Learning Intentions and developing a Success Criteria in your classroom...

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Welcome - Improve - Assessment tool

Welcome - Improve - Assessment tool | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
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Have you used Improve?
It's a great assessment tool for gathering meaningful data.
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5 Assessment Forms That Promote Content Retention

5 Assessment Forms That Promote Content Retention | Assessment strategies for teaching and learning | Scoop.it
If we hope to construct enduring understanding in our students, it's critical that, now more than ever, we know their strengths and interests. By incorporating students' strengths and weakness into a
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Opportunities to cater for diverse learning styles and embrace some multi-modal assessment tasks.
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