A complete list of UFAC – FA Tools

 

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Component

Theme

Meta-theme

Literature Review

8

Teacher ensures that curricula focus on conceptual development, problem-solving and sense-making not simply procedural knowledge.

Content

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Teacher gathers & analyzes student work (e.g., written assignments)

Formal evidence

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7

Teacher ensures that classroom assessments (tests, quizzes, etc.) are linked to instructional goals.

Formal evidence

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17

Teacher utilizes assessments so that information elicited can inform future activities in addition to current student understanding.

Formal evidence

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49

Teacher gathers information about student understanding by asking questions

Formal evidence

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50

Teacher asks students to present multiple solutions, explain, and justify their solutions

Formal evidence

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61

Teacher provides frequent monitoring of student work

Formal evidence

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81

Teacher assesses student understanding by conducting analysis across assessments

Formal evidence

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92

Teacher balances formative and summative assessment demands (ds)

Formal evidence

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94

Teacher checks on student understanding (ds)

Formal evidence

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107

Teacher embeds assessments within curriculum: assessments are closely linked to content and timed so that information can be used to improve learning (S, 2005)

Formal evidence

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136

Teacher knows measurement principles, particularly those surrounding statistical uncertainty, and how principles apply to formative assessment (ds)

Formal evidence

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139

Teacher maintains formative assessment records (longitudinal maps) of students' understanding (measured progress)

Formal evidence

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152

Teacher models and provides students the opportunity to defend their answers with evidence (ds)

Formal evidence

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203

Teacher quantitatively analyzes test results (ds) and shares results with colleagues at the same grade/subject

Formal evidence

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227

Teacher uses professionally designed standardized tests (ds) to advance student learning and improve teaching

Formal evidence

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239

Teacher asks students to present multiple solutions, explain, justify their solutions, and reflect on their thinking both formally (on tests) and informally

Formal evidence

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241

Teacher administers tests that typically require more than procedural knowledge

Formal evidence

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242

Teacher frequently uses tests/quizzes to monitor learning/diagnose specific weaknesses

Formal evidence

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