Five Principles of Effective Classroom Assessments


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Classroom assessments are vital to seeing continuing improvements in student achievement.

So it’s important to keep in mind that the primary purpose of assessment should be to promote student learning. Assessments should focus on the educational outcomes that matter most, not just on those things that are easiest to test and quantify.

How can an assessment serve as a vehicle for learning as well as a tool for measurement? Varied learning goals require varied methods of assessment.

The goals should incorporate these five principles for effective classroom assessment:

Learn more about these goals as outlined by Jay McTighe by viewing video segments from the Core Learning: Assessing What Matters Most program on PD 360.

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