The teacher administers a diagnostic at the beginning of the school year to assess student’s pre-requisite skills as well as a pre-test before each unit to assess student's mastery of upcoming objectives. She then uses this information to adjust long-term and unit plans.
Video clip #284
Overall rating: Exemplary.
Periodically administers diagnostic and summative assessments to determine student performance
Regularly administers diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments to determine student progress
Administers assessments as often as necessary for students to work to mastery
Grades accurately and efficiently so that students are aware of their performance
Accurately and efficiently grades in a way that helps students understand their performance and where they are in relation to the big goal
Accurately and efficiently grades in ways that help individual students learn their strengths and weaknesses, improve their performance and see where they are in relation to the big goal
Tracks student performance periodically
Tracks student performance regularly so that data can inform short- and long-term planning and differentiation
Tracks student performance immediately so that data can drive short- and long-term planning and differentiation
Rating: E Strand 1: The frequency with which the teacher assesses students’ progress.
Rating: EStrand 2: Accuracy and efficiency in grading and the students’ understanding of their own performance.
Rating: E Strand 3: The frequency with which the teacher tracks student performance.