Assessment & Evaluation

Assessment Rating Scales:

What Do your Grades and Levels Mean?


Level 4: Exceeds Provincial Expectations  (Not beyond the grade expectations.)
"I Am an Expert." I Understand the skill/concept well, and can explain or teach it to others.


Level 3: Meets Provincial Expectations  (At the Provincial Standard.)
"I am a Practitioner." I Understand the skill/concept, but sometimes I make minor errors, and need help.


Level 2: Approaching Provincial Expectations
"I am an Apprentice." I Am beginning to Understand the skill/concept, but I need someone to help me through it.


Level 1: In the Early Stages of Understanding
"I Am a Novice." I Am starting to Learn this skill/concept, and I don't understand it yet. 


Students will be evaluated using a variety of assessment tools and methods. These will include Conversations, Observations, and Products.

What Does This Look Like?

Conversations: 
  • Informal/Formal Student-Teacher Conferencing
  • Small/Large Group Discussions
  • Small/Large Group Presentations
Observations:
  • These take place during classroom time, while students are involved in a variety of activities both in groups, and while working independently.
  • Observations of student learning can be documented through anecdotal notes, checklists, photographs and videos.
Products:
  • These can take the form of tests, quizzes, projects, essays, exit tickets, journal responses, and assignments.

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