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3d: Using assessment in instruction

Effective teachers monitor and assess student learning during the lesson to ensure all students are engaged throughout the teaching. This set of resources supports teachers in developing their practice in this component.

Included Resources

Through this professional learning activity and optional extension, participants will be able to describe how the use of formative assessment can impact student acheivement. Participants will identify one strategy for implementing or further integrating formative assessment techniques in their classroom practice.

Through this 40-minute professional learning activity, participants will review a selection of formative assessment strategies and determine which strategies would best support student learning in a specific lesson.

Through this two-part professional learning activity, participants will be able to explain how to check student mastery of content and the effectiveness of instruction with an exit ticket. Participants will analyze the effectiveness of an exit ticket by checking for alignment to lesson outcomes and demonstrate their understanding of best practices ...

In this professional learning activity, participants categorize evidence of student learning outcomes in order to identify trends and patterns.  Then, participants identify and plan to implement strategies to support students in mastering intended learning outcomes. 

In this professional learning activity, participants review and discuss a selection of student self-assessment strategies and determine which self-assessment strategies would best support student learning in a specific lesson.

In this professional learning activity, participants will define the elements of effective feedback for students through a discussion of "Seven Keys to Effective Feedback" by Grant Wiggins. Participants will also give one another feedback on their feedback to students.

In this video, members of a school community model the “TAG” peer feedback strategy and explain how it supports student engagement and ownership across all grades and content areas.

Standards:
Danielson Framework for Teaching 3d: Using Assessment in InstructionDanielson Framework for Teaching 4e: Growing and Developing Professionally
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