How to Determine Students are Learning the Districts Learning Objectives

The types of tasks that will reveal whether students have achieved the learning objectives you have identified will depend on the specific objectives you have set. However, here are some general examples of assessment tasks that can be used to evaluate student learning:

  • Multiple choice questions: These questions can be used to assess knowledge and comprehension of specific facts, concepts, or processes.
  • Short answer questions: These questions require students to provide a brief response to a prompt or question. They can be u sed to assess comprehension, application, analysis, and evaluation of information.
  • Essays: These longer form responses allow students to synthesize information, apply it to real world situations, and demonstrate higher order thinking skills like analysis and evaluation.
  • Projects: These can be more open ended assessments that require students to apply their learning to a real world situation, create a product or solution, or demonstrate a skill or ability.
  • Performance assessments: These assessments requir e students to demonstrate their skills or knowledge in a real world setting, such as a presentation, demonstration, or experiment.
  • Portfolios: These collections of student work can be used to demonstrate progress over time and allow students to reflect on their learning.

Ultimately, the assessment tasks you choose should be aligned with your learning objectives and should provide a clear and accurate picture of what students have learned.

The Partners4Results Assessment module supports a wide variety of easy to create and administer assessments that can b e aligned to the district’s learning expectations.