Assessment And Evaluation Key Terms

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Assessment And Evaluation Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will demonstrate your knowledge on assessment and evaluation. This is how teachers know how well their students are doing in school. Assessment is also a way for teachers to reflect on their lessons and teaching methods. If students do not perform well on a test, the teacher needs to self-evaluate and find a different way to teach the material in order to benefit the students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Functions performed by teachers to make wise decisions about their instruction and about their students are called ____________________ and ____________________.
  • 2. 
    The type of data that is usually gained during the beginning part of the lesson and helps the teacher find out students’ prior knowledge on the concepts and information of the lesson is called _________________________.
  • 3. 
    The type of information that is collected during instruction and is used to inform teachers about their students' learning process in order to make judgments about lesson effectiveness is called _________________________.
  • 4. 
    The type of information that is collected after instruction and is used to summarize how students have performed and to determine grades is called __________________________.
  • 5. 
    The ability of a test or measurement device to produce consistent scores or information for people who take the test more than once over a period of time is _________________________.
  • 6. 
    The ability of a test or other assessment device to measure what it claims to measure is _________________________.
  • 7. 
    Certain factors, such as grades, can provide a strong incentive for students to perform and work, and can affect student learning are called _________________________.
  • 8. 
    When a teacher asks students to demonstrate that they can perform in particular real-life tasks, such as writing an essay, doing an experiment, or playing a song, it is called performance assessment or _________________________. 
  • 9. 
    A device invented by evaluation specialists to help teachers determine how much space to allocate to various topics covered and to measure various levels of student cognitive processes is called _________________________. 
  • 10. 
    The type of test evaluates a particular student's performance by comparing it to the performance of some other well-defined group of students is called _________________________.