Diagnostic

These pre-assessments, given before a teaching unit begins, tell the teacher about students’ prior knowledge, skill levels, misconceptions, interests, and learning style preferences.

Primary Users Schools, Teacher Teams, Individual Teachers, Students
Reasons for Assessing Provide instructors with information about student’s prior knowledge and misconceptions; provide a baseline for understanding how much learning has taken place; enables strategic planning; predicts success
Focus of Assessment Standards; benchmark indicators, course objectives
Driving Priority Planning and prioritizing instruction or services
Place in Time Event Before Learning
Teacher’s Role Choose appropriate diagnostic tools;  Design/select and administer quality assessments to ensure accurate information
Student’s Role Participate in setting goals; Support for making priorities within modifications

 

LOWER SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL
Diagnostic Reading Assessment (DRA)Spelling Inventory (Words Their Way)

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)

Common Writing Assessment (English and Portuguese)

Cesgranrio (Portuguese Reading and Writing)

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Common Writing Assessment (English and Portuguese)

Cesgranrio (Portuguese Reading and Writing)

 

 

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)

Common Writing Assessment (English and Portuguese)

Cesgranrio (Portuguese Reading and Writing)

 

 

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