Posttest How Testing Can Help Teaching

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The three step approach all teachers should use is 1) teach the kids; 2) test the kids, and 3) grade the kids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Teachers use tests to make inferences about their students current knowledge and skills.  These inferences, then, typically leads to the decisions that teachers make about how best to teach their students.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    One important function of preassessing students is to identify their entry capabilities so you don't squander classroom time by committing instructional redundancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A second purpose of pretesting is to determine if students possess the skills and/or knowledge they need in order to successfully tackle the curricular targets you have in mind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Why should teachers use formative assessments in their classrooms?
    • A. 

      Because it is required with TPEP.

    • B. 

      Because research shows that it conclusively improves student learning.

    • C. 

      Because it supports grading practices and procedures.

  • 6. 
    To effectively measure student growth in learning, and the effectiveness of a teacher's instruction, pretest en route test, and posttest need to be used to provide a complete picture of growth, and to support both student and teacher learning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which option below best way to plan for assessment influenced instruction?
    • A. 

      Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment

    • B. 

      Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction

    • C. 

      Assessment, Curriculum, Instruction

    • D. 

      Instruction, Assessment, Curriculum

  • 8. 
    A recommendation to follow when planning units of study is to never, ever plan an instructional sequence without first having created or reviewed the tests that will be used to evaluate your own instructional success?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Pretest are crucial for measuring student growth and teacher instructional effectiveness?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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