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    7: Planning for Assessment

Reflect on Your Learning

Introduction
Before You Watch
Analyze the Video
Examine the Topic
Put it Into Practice
Action Research Project
Reflect on Your Learning

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Assignment In this session, you explored performance assessments in daily activities and for larger units. You will now write a one- to two-page summary of what you have learned and how you plan to apply it in your classroom. Review the notes you have taken during this session, as well as your answers to the Reflect on Your Experience questions. Use the questions below to guide your writing.
  1. How might you describe the differences between testing and assessing? Between grading and evaluation?
  1. How does a focus on performance assessment influence the design and execution of testing and evaluation?
  1. How does the use of rubrics help students judge and improve their own performance?
  1. What is the role of linguistic accuracy in performance assessment?
  1. Why is it important to link assessment to real-world tasks?
  1. How would you use the standards when designing an assessment?
  1. What kinds of assessments would you include in a portfolio for language students?
AssignmentSubmit your summary as an assignment.
   
7: Planning for Assessment > Introduction | Before You Watch | Analyze the Video
Examine the Topic | Put It Into Practice | Action Research Project | Reflect on Your Learning
Resources | Library Videos Chart | Printouts | Assignments

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