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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Assessment vs. Evaluation Kimberly DitmanMTE/562October 17, 2014Travis Matthews - Assessments focus on whatthe teacher is teaching,and what the student is learning.- Helps identify areasof improvement forboth the teacher and student. -Formative. -Example: Joe exhibits comprehensionof the Food Pyramid lesson because he planned and created a healthy menu. - Evaluations focus on gradesand every day happeningsin the classroom. - Helps identify attendance, abilities,obedience, worth of a lesson, and teacher capabilities.-Summative. -Example: Bob attends class 50% of the time. Assessment- A formal attempt to determine a students statuswith respect to an educational variable of interest.Evaluation- An appraisal of the worth of an educational programor, in the case of classroom teachers, either theeffectiveness of an instructional activity or thecompetence of the teacher.Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)- Oneof the two state assessment consortia formed togenerate assessments suitable for measuring studentsmastery of the Common Core State Standards.Assessment Bias- If an assessment instrument offendsor unfairly penalizes a student because of personalcharacteristicssuch as race, gender, ethnicity, orsocioeconomic statusthe instrument is biasedagainst that student.Assessment Task- The part of an essay item orperformance test that describes what it is the studentshould do to complete the assessment. Types of Assessments:Alternate (Tests that require inferences for students with disabilities.)Authentic (Performance based assessment)Cognitive (Measure of a student's knowledge or skills.)Computer-based (When computers are provided for assessment.)Formative (A planned process in which elicited evidence of studentsstatus is used by teachers to adjust their ongoing instructionalprocedures or by students to adjust their current learning tactics.)Performance (An assessment where a student is given a task, and then is required to respond to it orally or creatively.)Portfolio (An assessment based on all of the student's work from the year. Summative (Tests used to make judgements on students and teachers.) Reference: Popham, W. J. (2014). Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know (7th ed.). Retrieved from The University of Phoenix eBook Collection Database.
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