Assessment Foundations

Key Principles of Assessment Practice from the AAC Perspective

Download Foundational Documents

The following three documents describe and represent principles of sound classroom assessment practice within the Alberta context. 

AAC Key Visual

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The AAC Key Visual describes and represents three key and interconnected processes involved in assessing student learning in the classroom. 

AAC Successful Learners

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Written for a student audience, this visual describes qualities of a successful learner. 

AAC Glossary

A common understanding of assessment terms helps facilitate conversations about how to support student learning. 

AAC Glossary Activities

A short professional learning activity on assessment vocabulary is a good way to begin a school-wide conversation about classroom assessment. Consider one of the following three activities for an upcoming staff meeting or department/grade level meeting. Each activity can be completed in about 15 – 20 minutes. 

AAC Glossary Match
(based on Top 6 Picks)

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AAC Glossary Definitions with ABCD Cards

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AAC Glossary Scavenger Hunt
(based on Complete Glossary)

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