Assessment & Evaluation

How to Make Formative Assessment More Effective

Diagnostic assessment is an analysis of a student’s performance before beginning the teaching-learning process to determine their prior knowledge and skill. Summative assessment is the…

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Avaliação como ferramenta de apoio

Que a avaliação é elemento essencial para o ensino não há o que se discutir. A grande questão é a maneira como ela vem sendo…

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Distance Learning in the Elementary School

Are you among the thousands of teachers abruptly separated from your students? By the beginning of April, 1.5 billion learners around the world had been…

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Countering Evaluation Anxiety and Promoting Student Success

Did you ever have a sense of impending doom when your teacher announced an exam or gave an assignment? Did you ever enter an exam…

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Seven Strategies for Exceptional Learning

At a school located in Melbourne’s east, some 295 students participate every year in annual Progressive Achievement Tests (PAT), which assess their progress in Reading,…

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Rethinking Evaluation Through Empathy

Assessment often feels like a necessary evil. We must evaluate our students’ competence, we must measure our own effectiveness in the classroom, and we must…

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Four Reasons to Bring Google Forms into the Classroom

Google Forms can do anything! It is an easy to use, easy to manage free web-based application that is accessible anywhere. Google Forms provides both…

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Poetry Scores: Yours, Mine, and Theirs

As an educator, I continually struggle with knowing how to best evaluate writing assignments. Do I use a rubric? If I do, will the students…

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Limits of Self-Evaluation

When I compare the latest educational trends to my own time in school, I notice that it becomes more and more popular to let kids…

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Evaluación: una sucinta perspectiva bíblica (Parte 2)

Por Ruth Hernández Vital, Víctor Fuenzalida y Ismael Castillo Harper Como ya hemos visto en la primera parte de esta perspectiva bíblica de la evaluación, Dios…

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Evaluación: una sucinta perspectiva bíblica (Parte 1)

Por Ruth Hernández Vital, Víctor Fuenzalida y Ismael Castillo Harper La evaluación se hace presente desde el principio en el proceso de aportación y adquisición del…

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RAFT Assignments & Rubrics to Engage Students in Learning

The RAFT method is an approach to projects that is designed for engaging students, creating assignments and rubrics, and providing opportunities for students to customize…

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