Welcome to Training Teachers Online
Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Assessment Beyond Tests
  • Define test, assessment, and alternative assessment
  • Discuss the relationship between objectives and assessment
  • Match assessment techniques with learning characteristics
  • Examine the processes and products of learning
  • Identify the components of classroom assessment
  • Explain formative and summative testing
  • State the value of testing beyond traditional tests
Lesson 2: Authentic and Performance Assessment, Active Learning, and Bloom's Six Levels of Learning
  • Define and explain active learning
  • Explain how lecture promotes active learning
  • Define authentic assessment
  • Explain performance assessment
  • Classify and explain Bloom's six levels of learning in relation to assessment
  • Paraphrase Bloom's perspective of student evaluation
Lesson 3: Rubrics, Journals, Checklists, and Rating Scales
  • Define rubric
  • Define journal
  • Define checklists and rating scales
  • Construct a restaurant rubric
  • List the assessment benefits of rubrics
  • Evaluate an “expository essay rubric” and a “collage rubric”
  • Identify four types of journals
  • List the benefits of journals for assessment purposes
  • Evaluate a sample journal rubric
  • Evaluate sample “personal journal” entries
  • Explain the assessment value of checklists and rating scales
Lesson 4: Cooperative Learning and Technology Assessment
  • Name and explain cooperative learning models
  • Demonstrate the use of cooperative learning models
  • Incorporate cooperative learning with traditional learning
  • Use cooperative learning in classroom activities
  • Create a cooperative learning model
  • Use technology to assess learning
  • Identify classroom technology tools
  • Define Blogs, Twitter, Skype, Wikis, Smart Board, Internet, and E-mail
Lesson 5: Affective Learning and Affective Assessment Tools
  • Define affective learning
  • Explain the relationship of affective behavior to assessment
  • Recognize affective goals and objective verbs
  • Write affective objectives
  • Identify four major affective assessment instruments
  • Clarify the relationship between attitude and learning
  • Design affective assessment instruments (tools)
Lesson 6: Differentiated Assessment: Something for Everyone
  • Define and explain differentiated assessment
  • Explain visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles
  • Memorize the differentiated assessment meaning of the letters in the acronym assessment
  • Identify differentiated assessment tools and strategies
  • List Gardner“s eight multiple intelligences
  • List cognitive benefits of ongoing differential assessment
  • List affective benefits of ongoing differential assessment
Lesson 7: Portfolios, Simulations, Prompts, and Projects
  • Define portfolios
  • List and describe various types of portfolios
  • Explain the purpose and process of developing a portfolio assessment system for any teaching area of choice
  • Describe assessment of portfolios
  • Design a classroom portfolio open house
  • Explain simulations
  • Define and describe prompts
  • Develop an original poster project concept