Guess the Meaning
As you have discovered throughout this first week, “assessment is an essential educational tool that complements curriculum and instruction” (Howard, V. F., & Aiken, E., 2015, p. 11). In order to effectively utilize this essential tool, it is helpful to have an understanding of the language most commonly used in the assessment. To begin this journal you will need to complete “The Language of Assessment” interaction that is located within the Summary and Resources in Chapter 2 of “Assessing learning and development in young children.” After completing the activity, reflect on the following questions:
- How did the activity help to increase your knowledge of vocabulary related to assessment?
- What assessment terms are you still confused about?
- How did completing this activity help you to feel more confident about the content you will be learning in this course?