Assessment: Assessment For Learning

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Assessment for Learning

Align assessment with the constructive, student-centred learning models. For instance, self and peer assessment. Formative assessments must connect the teacher–student communication in learning and providing instruction. There is a requirement of timely and understandable feedback in order to better lead the students in future learning. (Carless 2005).

For summative assessment, in order for teachers to achieve a greater picture of students’ achievement, both content knowledge and various skills are important to be measured in multiple ways. On the other hand, a hierarchical assessment structure with clear result statements may ensure the reliability and validity of the assessment. For instance, in the research
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Grisham-Brown, Hallam and Brookshire (2006) discussed some important practices of effective assessment for younger children: “authentic assessment practices”, “linkage between assessment and curriculum development” and “alignment of assessment with standards”.. The “Work Sample System” is one good example to support the authentic performance-oriented assessment suitable for K-5 classrooms. It can be efficiently implemented at pre-school up to elementary levels. Authentic assessment requires to be criterion-referenced and introduced in the curriculum (Meisels 1997). The documentation process could be more systematize, easier implementation of the assessments and the data will become more explicit if technology will be…show more content…
While teachers control classroom training, the learners hold the key to what is essentially conveyed and embraced from the official curriculum.
3a. Personality Types
In the 1970s, Helen Palmer made popular the Enneagram as one system of personality type (Webb, 1996). The Enneagram consists of nine personality types and depicts their relationships and also the direction that particular personality types will incline in times of security and stress.
 Perfectionist - are considered to be individualistic, with high sense of responsibility, diligent people with high standards. Being intense, short tempered, self-righteous, judgmental and tend to be controllable are some traits that these persons can as well appear to be.
 Giver - are those who prefer giving to receiving and independent and capable also. These people can be manipulative, innocent and proud.
 Performer - are those who tend to be good in motivating others, high-achievers, ambitious and working hard in order to achieve their goals. They can as well become manipulative, cold and can disregard other individuals to be able to achieve their
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