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An evaluation of learning assessments

As a student in the K-12 setting, how was your learning assessed?
As a teacher, how do you assess your student's learning?

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As a student my learning was assessed primarily through the use of tests, worksheets , written responses, essays I wrote ,homework assignments and other similar activities. I do remember some of my teachers asking me to read to them one-on one and them making some notes as I read. As I got older in school my learning was also assessed through school projects. There was the occassional collaborative group project that I participated in subjects such as science, math and reading. Teachers would check for understanding by calling on students and asking questions. Student understanding would be ...

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This solution evaluates current learning assessment practices and compares them to past assessments.