Using Multiple forms of Assessment to Inform Instruction
Educators and administrative assistants
Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
“Without data, all we have is an opinion” (Edward Diming). We use data because we can gain important knowledge about the comprehension of our class and individual students as compared with district expectations. Our ultimate goal is to use the information to target our instruction so every child will learn and succeed.
Discuss the best instructional practices and strategies for optimum student learning
Examine methods of collecting formative and informal data sources; such as portfolio assessments
Discuss effective ways to determine which data is useful to analyze
Understand what information is useful to develop action plans for targeted instruction