final 5 Essay Test (Assessment) Educational Assessment

Assessment and instruction/intervention has a strong relationship, because assessment guides
instruction/intervention. Assessment can show where a child’s strength and weaknesses are
which help a teacher to decide what instruction/intervention he/she needs to make for the
I didn’t understand “
List eight instruments/procedures/categories in all.” Does that mean 24 of
each in each category, just 8 in each category, or 8 things listed total?
Formal: Informal:
Pros- Cons- Pros- Cons-
Standardized Expensive Easy to administer Subjective
Objective Time consuming Less time to grade More biases
Less biases Stress on test takers Inexpensive Not taking all to
seriously by test
Formal: Middle: Informal:
K-TEA Final exams Raising hands
SAT Unit tests question
ACT Midterms Quizzes
WJIII Oral exam Interviews
State tests Given in class Given anywhere
Praxis Same instructions, but not Simple instructions
Controlled setting controlled environment Observation
Graded by trained Graded by teacher Subjective grading
professionals Done on paper or computer Short answers
When only taking a few snapshots of a child’s behavior, the child could be emotionally
unprepared for the assessment due to incidents occur
ing in life, or the length of the
test, and even not feeling well. One way to minimize the effects of a few snapshots is to
talk to the child and see how they are doing, if they are doing well continue the testing.
Another way is to break up the test in a few days, or give them breaks during the testing
so it isn’t too long. A third way is to do other assessments to have a better reliability in
the child’s abilities.
Informed consent is when a teacher lets a parent know what they want to do, and the
parent signs to agree and let the school do what was stated. It is needed in administering
test, MDT meetings, for an IEP, IEP meetings, goals, and changes to IEP.
Validity means that the test is testing what it says it is assessing. To illustrate it to you I
have a scenario. When a person gets a temple recommend, assuming there is no lying in
the interview, they have a valid temple recommend. This means that the person at the
 point of the interview was worthy to go to the temple, because of the actions, which is the
 point of the temple recommend. At that point the temple recommend is valid. But as soon
as that person decides to something against the interview questions like break the word of
wisdom, the person is not worthy of the temple recommend. The temple recommend is