What are some types of classroom assessment and what student evidence can they generate?close windowprint window

Classroom assessments generally fall into one of the following categories, based on what students do in the assessment and what data is generated by the assessment. An extended assessment, such as a test or a project, may include a few different types.

Types of

Classroom Assessment

Adapted from NCTM (2000) with additional information from Marzano & Kendall (1996).

CLOSED TASKS

OPEN TASKS

 

PERFORMANCE TASKS

INFORMAL ASSESSMENTS

SELF-ASSESSMENT