Why do we need this test?
Why am I giving this assessment?
Why am I taking this assessment?
Purpose of the assessment
The purpose of the test is tied to the use of the performance data.
Questions the need
- Is this assessment necessary for instruction?
- How will students benefit from the test?
- Why do we need the performance data?
- What are we going to do with the results?
- How will the data help students improve learning?
- Will the results help future instruction?
- How will the feedback help our students?
- Are all students expected to take the test?
- What accommodations are acceptable?
- What intervention will we use to improve future learning?