Sharing assessment & grading strategies that help students learn
On page 96 of the book "A Repair Kit for Grading", the author (Ken O'Connor) draws a useful
analogy between performance-based assessment and a band or a sports team:
"It is critical that both teachers and students recognize when assessment is primarily for learning (formative) and when it is primarily of learning…
Added by Scott Habeeb on March 23, 2010 at 4:27pm — No Comments
Lee Hodges (World Geography - ALMS) and I created a cross-curricular activity two years ago. This activity was similar to the show "Amazing Race."
-Groups of students are given a World Map and an answer sheet. Each group then receives their first clue. On this sheet there is a World Geography AND a Math question related to a place in the World. (For example: Big Ben) that they have to answer. After they record their answers, they get each of them checked, the…Continue