Developing authentic and meaningful ways of assessing student learning has always been a challenge for educators.
However, as students participate from the beginning—defining learning outcomes alongside their teachers—they can truly own their learning experiences and collect evidence to support their work toward meaningful objectives.
This paper will explore how:
- Effective assessment practices impact teaching and learning
- Developing authentic assessments can provide more meaningful educational experiences that result in lasting learning
- Shared portfolios form a solid foundation for students and teachers to assess learning in authentic ways