Judging Student Performance
Judging Student Performance in Relation to Curriculum Outcomes
Teachers need to be cognizant that performance is only based on what the student demonstrates relative to curricular outcomes. While other factors such as behavior or work habits can be reported, these factors must be kept separate from the demonstration of outcomes.
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Video: Determining the Big Ideas
With limited time and an overflowing program of studies, teachers need to collaborate to ensure instruction and assessment remain focused on the big ideas. Dorothy talks about the big ideas in curriculum.
Differentiation – Even within Summative Assessment!
Rethinking Commonly Held Beliefs
Many people believe that punishing student misbehaviour with grading penalties will motivate students to demonstrate the desired behaviour. Rick Wormeli provides another perspective for these common classroom assessment challenges.
Learn More about Summative Assessment with AAC Publications
What do we do when students don’t understand? We scaffold to support student learning. Scaffolding for Student Success is an AAC professional resource that provides a variety of effective tools to scaffold student learning.
This new AAC resource has been 'made for Alberta'. It is a practical resource that every system leader, school leader and teacher can turn to for background information, answers to perplexing assessment questions, and concrete ideas for moving assessment practice forward in classrooms, schools and jurisdictions. This publication has been written with the professional practice standards in mind. Consider this newest AAC resource to be an integral part of planning for implementation of the new standards - for teachers, school leaders and system leaders. Projected Release Date: Winter 2018
This handy flip book is a valuable reference guide to key principles of sound classroom assessment practice. When used in conjunction with the new AAC ‘Go’ page, www.aac.ab.ca/go, teachers can access resource listings for a variety of videos, professional learning materials, and samples of assessment tasks and techniques.