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4-H Science Blast in the Class: Acknowledgements

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Performance

How are my students going to apply what this have learned in here…out there?

Select an Authentic Task

Ask yourself- “What indicates that I have met these standards/learning objectives?” This will help you develop a set of relevant tasks.

Traditional.................................Authentic

Selecting a response.................Performing a task

Contrived ..................................Real Life

Recall/Recognition ...........Construction/Application

Teacher-structured .................Learner-structured

Indirect evidence......................Direct evidence

Types of Assessment Methods 

  • Portfolio– Digital/electronic/ web-basedSpecial projects/ capstones 
  • Journals/learning-logs/digital learning records 
  • Conferences/interviews 
  • Oral examinations 
  • Self-/peer-assessment 
  • Collaborative projects 
  • Performances 
  • Experiments/research studies/ visuals 
  • Case study 
  • Service learning 
  • Internships– logs/journals/ reflections

Criteria 

  • What does good performance on this task look like? 
  • So, what does a good criterion look like? It should be clearly stated; brief; observable, statement of behavior, written in language students understands. 
  • Guidelines:
    • Limit the number of criteria; keep it to the essential elements of the tasks.
    • You do not have to assess everything on every task.
    • Smaller, less significant tasks usually require fewer criteria.

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