Action Plan Assessment
Well-thought, quality assessment can drive instruction, act as a change agent for staff, determine competency, and motivate critical thinking and meta-cognition. To prepare for this assignment, review the assessment strategies used in the case studies presented on the “org/schools-that-work” target=”_new”>Edutopia: Schools that Work” page (http://www.edutopia.org/schools-that-work). Create your paper to meet the Content and Written Communication expectations stated below.
- Assessment (2 points): Explain what you will assess in your proposed Action Plan, addressing how the assessments will be used effectively.
- Standardized Testing (1 point): Explain the role of standardized testing in your proposed action plan. Tip: if you do not plan to use standardized testing, be sure to explain why.
- Learning Tool (1 point): Explain how your assessments will be used as a learning tool.
- Authenticity (2 points): Explain how your assessments will align with real-life demands and opportunities.
- Evaluation (2 points): Describe the tools you will use to evaluate your proposed action plan.
Written Communication Expectations
- Page Requirement (.5 points): Four to five pages, not including title and reference pages.
- APA Formatting (.5 points): Use APA formatting consistently throughout.
- Syntax and Mechanics (.5 points): Display meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Your written work should contain no errors and be very easy to understand.
- Source Requirement (.5 points): Uses no less than two scholarly sources in addition to textbook to provide compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page need to be used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.