This assessment literacy video will break down two important concepts that will help you understand these classifications: performance level descriptors and cut scores.
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“I think one of the simplest features—that’s nice for teachers with Study Island—is simply the fact that students have access to all the standards,” said Mr. Krause. “It really allows a teacher to be able to assign tasks and create assignments unique to a students’ readiness.”
Edmentum’s solutions include 15 different technology-enhanced item types, requiring them to use higher-order thinking skills. They are designed with Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) framework and Bloom’s Taxonomy levels in mind. Using both of these frameworks ensures that each question is written to the appropriate difficulty level and that students are exposed to the appropriate content.
There are lots of different ways to assess student learning, and establishing some common vocabulary provides a framework for identifying the most appropriate ways to use assessment as a part of quality instruction. Two of the most common types are formative assessment and summative assessment. Let’s break those down!
The fall semester has arrived, and Michigan educators are ready to look forward to another school year of new students and new learning. But, with finalized 2019 M-STEP test results just released by the Michigan Department of Education, this is the perfect time to look back and reflect on how previous performance can inform new approaches.
Edmentum’s September Webinars: Formative Assessments with Study Island and The Importance of Play in the Classroom
Edmentum holds monthly webinars of informative and educational topics that are great opportunities for all educators to conveniently fulfill professional development requirements and also stay on t
Edmentum holds monthly webinars of informative and educational topics that are great opportunities for all educators to conveniently fulfill professional development requirements and also stay on top of the latest Edmentum news. In August, we’re focusing on the new updates and enhancements of our products.