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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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