Summative Assessments

This collection features resources to assist teachers with summative assessment.  A variety of tools are provided to assist teachers in developing summative assessments.  Please note that students must be involved in the assessment process from the very beginning.  The learning outcome and goals should be shared, along with the success criteria so that students know exactly what is expected of them along the journey.  

Summative assessment is assessment OF learning.  Teachers gather information about a student's learning and make judgements about the quality using success criteria.  It is important that students are also involved in this process and that they engage in active reflection about their learning.  

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10 ideas for digital end-of-semester final projects
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Final projects can help students summarize and review content from the entire semester. Plus, they can create fantastic products with what they've learned!

Projects let students take what they’ve learned, put it all together and show off a little of their own creativity and personality.

Options include:
1. Create a website
2. Create a screencast video
3. Make a single multimedia webpage
4. Connect with a cause
5. Create an infographic
6. Create a series of podcasts
7. Do a genius hour-style project
8. Create an annotated collection
9. Tell it as a story
10. Make an explainer video

Subject:
Agriculture Studies
Arts Education
Computer & Digital Technologies
Education
English Language Arts
Health Education
Physical Education
Math
Practical & Applied Arts
Science
Computer Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Ditch That Textbook
Date Added:
05/17/2021
The 7 Best Assessment Practices and Resources You Can Use Right Now
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This high impact article from Wabisabi examines best practices in assessment. The ideas are practical, low-organization and high impact.

Included:
*7 Mindful Assessment Tools (summaries, open-ended questions, student interviews, daily learning journals, peer teaching, quick draw showdown, self-grading)

*7 Best Assessment Practices (transform the test, consider where you are starting, make a diagnosis, master multiple choice, hold up a mirror, give great feedback, powerful portfolios)

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Lee Watanabe-crockett
Wabisabi Learning
Date Added:
02/05/2020
8 easy brain boosts for testing time – Ditch That Textbook
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Small changes to test prep — and the day of the big test — can reap huge rewards. Learn about these brain-friendly strategies that work.

Cognitive science — the study of thought, learning and mental organization — tells us a lot about getting students primed to succeed on tests.

This resource outlines some practices that can help as you approach tests — and even on the day of the test:
1. Use retrieval to lock learning in long-term.
2. Mix up question types with interleaving.
3. Instead of cramming, space out practice.
4. Happiness is powerful.
5. Time of day matters.
6. Soak up the sun.
7. Breaks are essential.
8. Get up and move, move, move.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Ditch That Textbook
Date Added:
04/13/2021
Benchmark Assessments
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The following document contains possible assessments to benchmark reading, writing and math. The document orivudes a list with links to resources that may be used to measure growth. These benchmark assessments can be sued to support your work with Personalized Goals (PGs) in your school. 

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Melissa Lander
Carole Butcher
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Tammy German
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Blooket
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Welcome to the World of Blooket: a new take on trivia and review games! Sign up to get started! Introduction video @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFe9Rch0Q8w

The way it works is that a teacher/host picks a question set and a unique game mode. Then, we generate a code that players can use to join the game on their own devices. After the game starts, players will answer questions to help them win. That’s where the fun starts, because we offer a variety of games to keep students engaged and excited!

Students are encouraged to participate in games with rewards for answering questions and exploring new methods of learning. Overcoming our challenges drives students to perform well while reviewing.

Question sets can be painlessly imported or created easily with our powerful Set Builder. You can also explore our incredible collection of sets built by other amazing users on the Discover page.

Ditch the old, redundant classroom review game and try out our variety of unique, engaging game modes. Also, edit game settings with a variety of options to truly make Blooket the perfect tool for you.

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
English Language Arts
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Author:
Anna Lapinsh
Blooket
Date Added:
05/10/2021
ClassTools.net A Variety of Ways to Share Your Learning: VOICE AND CHOICE
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This site has an amazing variety of tools that students can use to share their learning.
Let your students have voice and choice!
Some of the best choices on this site include

FAKEBOOK - kids can make a mock facebook page ONLINE for a historical figure, or a character in a novel. Etc.

PAC MAN & ARCADE GAMES -transform your quiz into a trivia Pac Man game. The kids have to answer questions to play and if they die they must answer more questions to continue. The kids can make their own trivia games as well. This could be a great final product and you could play it on the smartboard as a class to evaluate it.

FAKE NEWS Headlines - this would be great for an important event in a novel, or current events, or historical info!

QR CODE TREASURE HUNT – no Internet needed. Kids can create these; or you could!

BURGER ESSAY PLANNER -students can plan and organized essays with the provided structure!

Other Options include: timers, turn your text into a Star Wars theme, 3D gallery, fake Twitter, random name picker, etc!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Simulation
Author:
Classtools.net
Date Added:
09/10/2018
Classroom Assessment Learning Modules from Center for Assessment
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Modules for teachers include:
*Overview & Syllabus
*Intro
*Readiness Pre-Assessment
*Formative Assessment
*Data Informed Instruction
*Summative Classroom Assessment
*Putting the Pieces Together
Classroom Assessment in a Remote Learning Environment

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Center for Assessment
Date Added:
09/29/2020
Create unique experiences with interactive images, videos & 360° media — ThingLink
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"ThingLink is an award-winning education technology platform that makes it easy to augment images, videos, and virtual tours with additional information and links. Over 4 million teachers and students use ThingLink for creating accessible, visual learning experiences in the cloud."

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
12/11/2020
Digital Formative Assessment Ideas from Wabisabi Blog
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CC BY-NC-ND
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17 great tools for assessing your student's understanding online!
You could easily provide this list to students and have them select their own formative assessment or have them build one to share with the class using the PeBL philosophy.

Author: by Lee Watanabe-Crockett

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/12/2018
Remix
ELA 10 A
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These rubric exemplars were developed to provide a consistent and common resource that aligns with the Saskatchewan curriculum and provide opportunities for transfer of responsibility between educator and student. These rubrics are designed to be edited by educator and student.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Date Added:
08/21/2019
ELA 20 Outcome Based Rubrics
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These rubric exemplars were developed to provide a consistent and common resource that aligns with the Saskatchewan curriculum and provide opportunities for transfer of responsibility between educator and student. These rubrics are designed to be edited by educator and student.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Heather Phillips
Kelli Boklaschuk
Melissa Lander
Jennifer Loken
Date Added:
11/28/2019
ELA A10  & B10 Outcome Based Rubrics
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These 4 point rubric exemplars were developed to provide a consistent and common resource that aligns with the Saskatchewan curriculum and provide opportunities for transfer of responsibility between educator and student. These rubrics are designed to be edited by educator and student.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Heather Phillips
Kelli Boklaschuk
Melissa Lander
Jennifer Loken
Date Added:
01/13/2020
ELA A30 & B30 Outcome Based Rubrics
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CC BY-NC
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These rubric exemplars were developed to provide a consistent and common resource that aligns with the Saskatchewan curriculum and provide opportunities for transfer of responsibility between educator and student. These rubrics are designed to be edited by educator and student.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Heather Phillips
Kelli Boklaschuk
Melissa Lander
Jennifer Loken
Date Added:
11/28/2019
Flippity
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Flippity easily turns any Google spreadsheet into flash cards, a badge creator, a spelling quiz, a memory game, a word search, random name generator, scavenger hunt, board game, manipulatives, matching game, timeline, BINGO, leader board, crossword puzzle, word scramble, word cloud, MadLibs, self assessment and more. Teachers can use Flippity for a variety of purposes: to present to the class, to assess individual students, or to have students make their own creations.

Subject:
Computer & Digital Technologies
Education
Educational Technology
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Game
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Flippity
Date Added:
05/10/2021