Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Assessment for Learning
Assessment is a common aspect of each and every classroom. In the twenty-first century classroom, assessment for learning is essential to ensure that students are mastering key skills. The video, Assessment for Learning, points out key strategies that can be employed in the classroom in order to ensure student success. After watching the video, share your thoughts on the structures and strategies a teacher needs to put into place in order to ensure that an effective classroom environment is created to foster twenty first century learning.
Choose one of the following digital tools to enhance your written response (Smore, Prezi, PowTown, Sliderocket, Present.me, or other presentation software). Utilizing technology in this discussion will further prepare you for the Final Project in Week Six.
Address and include the following:
- Key strategies from the video
- Your own ideas about both formative and summative assessments
- How both sets of ideas could be implemented to create an effective classroom environment
- Be sure to include examples to illustrate and support your ideas.
Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates by offering a critique of their ideas. Be sure also to respond to any questions that your instructor might pose.