Monthly Archives: January 2014

EDU 6613: Matching Assessment Methods with Learning Targets

This module focused on the need for sound design when creating assessments. According to Chappuis,  Stiggins,  Chappuis, & Arter (2012), “Assessment methods should closely match with the kind of learning target to be assessed and the intended use of the … Continue reading

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EDU 6613: Aligning Assessment with Clear Learning Targets

Establishing clear learning targets and aligning pre-assessments, formative assessments, and summative assessments is an ongoing process to ensure that the assessment serves its purpose. Chappuis, Stiggins, Chappuis, & Arter (2012) state, “Assessment is not a singular noun referring to an … Continue reading

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EDU6613: How can teachers use assessment effectively in order to improve student learning?

The impact of assessment on student learning does not rely on the administering of assessment and collection of data alone. Improvement in learning requires teachers to use the assessment data to inform their instruction. Modifications in instructional design and adaptations … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 1: Enhancing Writing through Technology

My triggering question is: What online tools are available for elementary classrooms to support students in developing their writing skills? It connects to Standard 1: Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences … Continue reading

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