Balanced Assessment: A Conversation on Meaningful Assessment Use

This session will describe the Best Uses and Biggest Challenges of Different Types of Assessment. When used well, assessment has great power to motivate and engage students. To capitalize on the power of various assessment forms, it means an intentional look at purpose, type, method and use. This session will explore the relationships between and among standardized testing, benchmark assessment, end of course assessment, common summative and formative assessment, and ongoing classroom assessment.

Resources Used with Presentation:  Balanced Assessment Presentation (pdf), Handout

Nicole Vagle
Oct 2013