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  • 1.Reading Assessment in the Content Areas
    Aguilar Fall 2011
    TED 406 Teaching Secondary Reading

2. One of the common faults of teachers
isteaching students things
They already know.
3. Boring.
4. How can we find out what students know,
are able to do,
and are interested in?
We can assess students for all of these
5. First, a Word on Assessment
There are many kinds of assessments
Formal and informal
Summative and formative
Commercially-published and teacher-made
6. Assessment
Gathering of information on students
Strengths and areas of needs in all areas of concern

  • Testing (Part of the assessment process)

Standardized, chapter tests, spelling test
Formative, functional, behavioral, criterion, norm
Assessment v. Testing
7. Assessments Vary
Different assessments exist for different reasons and have different characteristics
8. Assessments Vary
Different assessments exist for different reasons and have different characteristics
9. Assessments Vary
Different assessments exist for different reasons and have different characteristics
10. Assessments Vary
Different assessments exist for different reasons and have different characteristics
11. Assessments Vary
Different assessments exist for different reasons and have different characteristics
12. And have different purposes

  • Standardized testsare intended to compare the performance of an individual to a group, or a group to a group Normal Curve

13. Criterion-Referenced testsare intended to measure the performance of individuals on a common, pre-determined task. (Everyone can get a 100%.)

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