5.1 The teacher plans and prepares appropriate assessment activities.
- Makes evaluation methods clear and purposeful.
- Prepares evaluation instruments which reflect course content.
- Maintains an accurate and up to date record of student progress.
- Evaluates student progress regularly.
- Collects, analyzes and reports data to identify areas of strengths and weaknesses.
- Gives correction which is constructive; reinforcement which is appropriate.
- Uses a variety of assessment strategies to evaluate student progress (formative and summative).
- Provides consistent and timely feedback to promote student learning.
- Implements strategies to meet the diverse needs of all students.
- Uses data to inform instruction and programming
Throughout this year, I have shown this by:
- Creating and planning regular activities for learning and assessment
- Creating and adapting critical challenges for student engagements
- Using inquiry process that leads to feedback and reflection through out the process to lead to continuous growth.
- Multi-step assignments that allow for students to modify and build upon their knowledge and understanding
- Assignments designed to be as challenging or as simplified as students want/need
- Formative, hands on assignments designed to lead to summative projects
- Feedback and reflections given with area of strength, area of growth and strategies for improvement – personalized to each student’s instructional levels.
- Leveled groupings for stations for learning.