Evaluation Of The Requirements Of Being A Teacher

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Part of the requirements of being a teacher is to assess students’ growth over each lesson, unit and year. During the past two week, I have had the opportunity to research different types of assessment that helped me clarify if I was using the right tools to evaluate the students. I read about diagnostic assessment that is use before a lesson to measure learning progress over the duration of a program (Assessment, 2014). Formative assessments are in-process evaluations of student learning that are typically administered multiple times during a unit (Assessment, 2014). It also gives the teacher feedback on where is the student comprehension of the material. Summative assessments are used to evaluate student learning, skill acquisition, and academic achievement at the conclusion of a defined instructional period (Assessment, 2014). In addition, I research what is Performance Assessment due that it part of the lesson I have been creating for this course. First, performance assessment requires students to demonstrate that they have mastered specific skills and competencies by performing or producing something (Performance Assessment, 1996). I used the Performance Task Scenario using the method GRASPS, which is a worksheet that to construct the scenario of the performance task to create my performance task for the scenario my first graders will be working on. GRASPS, lets you see the authentic idea you want the students to achieve at the end of the lesson. Coupled with, I
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