Assessment Strategies for Elementary Social Science
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Assessment Strategies for Elementary Social Science

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What is the primary purpose of assessment in the learning process?

To improve student learning by providing teachers and students with assessment data

What is a key to sound classroom assessment practice?

Starting with clear learning targets

What is the main goal of portfolio assessment?

To document student progress in the attainment of learning targets

Who stated that 'Assessment is about teachers and not about students'?

<p>Deepa Bhushan</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the culmination of the assessment process?

<p>Using assessment results to improve subsequent learning</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is essential to communicate effectively in assessment?

<p>The results of the assessment</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of a portfolio assessment?

<p>To identify the strengths and weaknesses of a student's work</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between a showcase portfolio and a documentation portfolio?

<p>The selection of best works versus a collection of work over time</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the portfolio that involves a collection of work over time, showing growth and improvement?

<p>Documentation/working portfolio</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary benefit of using a portfolio assessment in the classroom?

<p>It provides opportunities for students and teachers to evaluate progress</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of reflection in portfolio assessment?

<p>To begin to identify the strengths and weaknesses of a student's work</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of portfolio demonstrates all facets of the learning process?

<p>Process portfolio</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of a process portfolio?

<p>To improve a student's performance over time</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a characteristic of traditional assessment?

<p>It is used to evaluate students and assign final grades</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between traditional and authentic assessments?

<p>The type of task or activity</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is an example of authentic assessment?

<p>Essay</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of a cover letter in a process portfolio?

<p>To introduce the student's work</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the quote 'What you think you can do- is your Assessment, What you think you cannot do- is your Limitation' suggest about assessment?

<p>Assessment should be used to identify limitations</p> Signup and view all the answers

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