Why do we assess the students learning? We want to find out what they don’t know and where we need to guide remediation. Helps with checking for student understanding of a given subject. It can let the students know where they stand with their own learning. We want to find what the students will need help with and then try to reach an attainable goal.
A need to know if they have learned what I have taught. To see where they have not understood what was taught. Many times you can see misconceptions with the learning that you may have missed before.
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To get data to make informed instructional decisions.
 assessment needs to be authentic.
While I want to know what they have learned, I also want to assess my instruction.
Why do we assess the students learning? We want to find out what they don’t know and where we need to guide remediation. Helps with checking for student understanding of a given subject. It can let the students know where they stand with their own learning. We want to find what the students will need help with and then try to reach an attainable goal.
A need to know if they have learned what I have taught. To see where they have not understood what was taught. Many times you can see misconceptions with the learning that you may have missed before.
Assessing students for their mastery or to see what they know or do not know
Use assessments to see how your teaching methods worked.
To figure out what they DON'T Know
Keep accountable
To establish targets for learning tied to standards (A learning cycle)
So students know where they stand
To differentiate within my class
