Assessing Process Skills

An art teacher at Harry Ainlay High School in Edmonton discusses the value of using observations and conversations to assess outcomes related to the development of skills and techniques.



  • The teacher plans opportunities for observations and conversations in order to assess outcomes related to skills and techniques.
  • Students are provided with opportunities to review and improve their skills prior to summative assessment.
  • Note how students use a journal to track and reflect on their growth.
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  • In an upcoming assignment, how might students be involved in contributing to the body of evidence about their learning relative to process skills?