Assessment in Elementary Education

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Part 1: Assessment Brochure

Imagine that your school’s parent–teacher conferences are scheduled for the near future and all teachers have been asked to discuss assessment with parents.

 

Research the state- and district-mandated assessments and tests for elementary schools in your area.

 

Access the graphic-design tool website Canva and select a trifold brochure template for this assignment. Note: You may also create your brochure using another brochure tool, as approved by your instructor.

 

Create a visually appealing, trifold informational brochure that will be distributed to parents during parent–teacher conferences that provides an overview of assessment and a better understanding of the role of assessment in education.

 

Address the following topics in your brochure:

· The role of assessment in education

· The importance of formative and summative assessments in the classroom

· An explanation of the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act as it relates to assessment

· Names and descriptions of state- and district-mandated assessments and tests being taken in elementary schools in your area

· Assessment technology and digital resources utilized

· The relationship between assessment, curriculum, and state standards

· Ethical responsibilities in relation to assessment and assessment data

 

Format any sources used in your brochure according to APA guidelines.

 

Part 2: Assessment Critique

Research examples of subjective and objective tests.

 

Select one example of a subjective test and one example of an objective test to evaluate.

 

Write a 1-page critique of each test that includes the following:

· Description of the test

· Practicality and efficiency

· Fairness

· Reliability and validity

· Instructional planning use

· Ability to modify or accommodate for diverse learners

· Suggestions for improvement

 

Format any sources used in your critique according to APA guidelines.

 

Submit your brochure, the 2 test examples, and your critique.

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