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Seeing Progress

Evidence-based Strategies - Examples, Research and Tools

Strategy a: Develop a comprehensive, non-threatening approach for assessing and placing students, evaluating their progress, and sharing this information with students.


Are We There Yet?
Kathleen Simmons
To help students see their progress and feel that their participation is “worth it,” this instructor gives short, frequent tests, repeats activities to show students how their abilities have changed, and assigns homework that involves sharing their learning with their families.

Student Assessment and Program Evaluation
Immigrant Learning Center
This article describes the initial, on-going, and final assessment activities used to chronicle student progress, as well as activities designed to gather follow-up information about the real-life goals students have achieved.