Assessments provide insight into how and what our students are learning, so it is imperative to be able to obtain accurate information from them. This fundamental course provides knowledge of six key concepts that are essential in translating student assessment evidence in ways that are useful to students, teachers, administrators, parents and other necessary parties. You will familiarize yourself with the concepts of success criteria, rubrics, exemplars, scoring procedures, student self and peer assessment, and formative feedback.
In this course, you will:
- Explain success criteria for lessons and how to align assessments to it,
- Define the purposes and characteristics of making a quality rubric
- Identify the characteristics and benefits of effective feedback, and
- Explore how self and peer assessment engages students in their own learning.