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Embedding Formative Assessments in Course Maps

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Managing Assessments Overview

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Assessments created in the Tests/Quizzes feature by curriculum offices can be made available to teachers in two ways: 


  Description  Appropriate Types of Assessments 
Launched Assessments  Allows for collection of classroom, school-wide, and system-wide data for the purpose of adjusting support to students and teachers, revising curriculum, enhancing curriculum and/or providing professional development.  Curriculum administrators must manage the release and access of the assessment.  Teachers cannot view these assessments in the course map. 

Unit level pre-assessments, Summative Unit Assessments, End of Unit Performance Tasks, Other Major Unit Assessments

Embedded Assessments  Included directly in the course map for teachers to assign to students during instruction and provide feeedback.  Results are used to adjust ongoing teaching and learning. Formative Assessments  




Embedding Formative Assessments in Course Maps

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Once you have created a formative assessment in the Tests/Quizzes feature, you can add it as an item in any folder in a course map.  Teachers may then assign the test directly from the course map at their own discretion.  


Add a Test to a Course Map (Engrade Support)


Additional Resources 

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BCPS Training Videos - Assessments.docx

BCPS Assessment Training Leave Behind.pdf (Last updated 11/20114)

BCPS One Test and Quizzes Overview.ppt