Workshop 8 Nurturing Independent Thinkers

Criteria of Effective Assessments


Write an assessment approach of your own here:

Does the assessment approach:  

Provide multiple sources of information for a detailed view of students' progress?


Occur on an ongoing basis for an accurate picture of student achievement?


Focus attention on what is important?


Deal with processes as much as final products?


Reveal what students can do and what they're trying to do?


Compare students' current work with their past performance?


Promote self-evaluation and self-monitoring?


Provide evidence of competence that can be used to get jobs, scholarships, and admission to college?

Enable teachers to reflect on and improve their practice?  

Other important criteria: