Measuring and evaluating pupil performances. Methods include standardised tasks and tests, especially at the end of key stages of the National Curriculum.
Terms used in TAM for student assignments. Assessments are instructional and attached by the teacher to an assessment type selected from a list created by the LEA.
An assessment is an approved, standardized method for determining eligibility for special education services through testing and other sources. Assessments also determine present levels of ability and progress and services needed to meet a child's needs.
In relation to exercise, a series of tests or screens to identify specific weaknesses or sub-par areas in a given individual's ability to perform (life---sport environment). These screens may involve nutritional factors, lifestyle patters and biomechanical screens (flexibility, posture, static/dynamic movements, etc.).
Assessment is another word for test.
Mechanisms to evaluate student learning and proficiency such as informal questioning in classroom, student-parent-teacher conferences, teacher-generated quizzes and tests, standardized testing, and portfolios.