Assessments and Tests
- Tests: Advanced Placement
- Blooms Taxonomy (8)
- Grading Systems (6)
- Portfolios (5)
- Tests Online (4)
- Rubrics (14)
- Testing SAT (5)
- Testing: ACT (5)
- State Testing Resources (7)
- Creating Tests (1)
- Displaying Student Work (3)
Learn the definition of test bias.
Read the definition of reliability in terms of assessments.
Read the definition of the term validity in terms of assessments.
Find out the definition of and information about norm-referenced tests.
Learn about criterion-Referenced tests with this glossary entry.
High Stakes Testing
To what lengths should we go to ensure better scores for high stakes testing? This article looks into this issue.
Learn about the importance of using pretests in your classroom.
Making Daily Review a Priority
An important part of preparing students for assessments is review. Reviewing at the beginning and end of each class period greatly increses the retention rate of students helping them to score better on exams, quizzes, and other assessments.
Designing Performance Assessments
Performance-based learning and assessments can provide students with unique learning opportunities. The key to making them effective is in the assessments. This list looks at the key elements of designing effective performance assessments.
Constructing a Bloom's Taxonomy Assessment
Create a test or quiz using Bloom's Taxonomy. This helps students not only learn Bloom's taxonomy but also helps teachers reach all the levels as you assess student learning.
Ten Assesssment Definitions Every Teacher Should Know
Assessment is the testing or grading of students based on a given set of benchmarks or criteria. This article looks at ten key terms that every teacher should know when discussing assessments.
Test Taking Strategies
These test taking strategies and tips can help relieve some of the anxiety associated with tests.
The Purpose of Tests
Take a close look at the reasons why teachers, schools, districts, and states give students tests.
Concerns About Homework
This list provides a look at many of the concerns that parents, students, and even teachers have about the use of homework in secondary classrooms.
Methods to Assess Students
Teachers have many methods with which they can assess students. This list provides an overview of many of these methods.
Becoming a Test Prep Expert
Find out ways to help prepare students for high stakes testing in your state by becoming a test prep expert.