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Card Sort Structure Activity


This is an Accessible Alternate Version (AAV) of the completed Card Sort Structure activity posted on the 2017 CAASPP Institute Training Materials page. The Microsoft Word version (DOC) available there is the preferred version for most users.

What are the differences between assessment types within a balanced assessment system?

FORMATIVE


...assessments are designed to...

Inform teaching and learning

...by providing...

Specific, immediate, actionable feedback

...through...

Process of continuously gathering evidence of student learning

...that are...

Student and Classroom-centered

...and that answer the question(s)...

What comes next for student learning?

INTERIM

...assessments are designed to...

Monitor student progress toward longer-term goals

...by providing...

Multiple data points across time

...through...

Assessments administered at specified intervals during the academic year

...that are...

Classroom/School/District-centered

...and that answer the question(s)...

What progress are students making? Is the program working?

Summative

...assessments are designed to...

Evaluate learning relative to specific learning standards or goals

...by providing...

An overall description of student learning status

...through...

Statewide, district, or classroom standardized assessments

...that are...

School/District/State-centered

...and that answer the question(s)...

To what extent did our students meet the learning standards?

Activity adapted by the California Departmentof Education from the “Balanced Assessment System” graphic developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: April 30, 2015.

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Last Reviewed: Monday, March 27, 2017
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