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Differentiated Instruction - Assessment Strategies

Analyze the assessment strategies presented in your reading as well as within your research on differentiated instruction. Identify two assessment strategies that may be used to differentiate instruction in a low-performing school. How do these assessment strategies benefit a high-performing student in a low-performing class? Would you use the same assessment strategies in a high-performing class that contained one or more low-performing students? Provide rationale for your answer choices.

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Two assessment strategies that may assist in differentiated instruction are authentic assessment and performance-based testing. Authentic assessment is the traditional method of assessing students learning by assessing students' capability to "measure up" to the standards outlined in the curriculum. This method assists high-performing students in a low-performing class by enabling those students that mastered the curriculum to show this mastery by getting ...

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The solution discusses assessment strategies within differentiated instruction in 253 words with a reference included.