Do I need this test?

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

  1. Is this assessment necessary for instruction?
  2. How will students benefit from the test?
  3. Why do we need the performance data?
  4. What are we going to do with the results?
  5. How will the data help students improve learning?
  6. Will the results help future instruction?
  7. How will the feedback help our students?
  8. Are all students expected to take the test?
  9. What accommodations are acceptable?
  10. What intervention will we use to improve future learning?