Check As You Go : Module Is One Of The Most Effective Ways

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The “check as you go” module is one of the most effective ways to informally assess your students. Connie Hale and Susan Green explain in their article (2009), that flexibility is one of the most critical things to have when assessing with “check as you go”. When one is rehearsing, for example, they have a set plan or objective. In reality, the plan can fall apart or the objective can be skewed. When using “check as you go”, and by also being flexible, one can adjust the lesson and adjust to what the students needs are. It is also important to teach students the “check as you go” module as well. If ones students do not know how to assess themselves properly, they end up going home and not practicing, if at all, as well as the teacher would…show more content…
29). To avoid these random tasks, make sure one is giving valuable and achievable benchmarks. Likewise, it is important to know which direction the lesson should be going. As with feedback, ask questions. Does this lesson have goals set and are they achievable? Is there a bigger goal to work for or to point out? What are some small goals that can be achieved with this lesson? These all are great questions to ask and a great way to assess oneself too. Rating Scale A rating scale is a type of assessment that makes a clear statement of the categories being assessed. The standards are written down and set to a scale from one to five. The player is then rated on this scale and is given some comments on the overall performance. Rating scales are good at providing feedback by showing the performer the categories that lacked and those that shined. Many categories, however, lack a clear sense of the direction. Goals of the rubric including, rhythm was excellent, and, tempo was appropriate, are very general and can be used as an easy and non-stressful assessment for students. This style can also be used as a mid-solo check up. The check up could provide students with general goals to aim for and show where they should focus their efforts. (Pellegrino et al., 2015). Checklists/Summative Assessments Checklists are another great way to assess students. Checklists often have a few, but important, standards the student will be assessed on. Many standards listed are well though out
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