Domain 4 Assignment Analysis

Introduction Assessment is the topic of domain four. It is significance that teachers should include an assessment criteria in their lesson plans. It is so because it reflects a real picture about students’ understanding and, in addition to that, it gives the teachers an authentic result which measures their teaching methods aptitudes inside classrooms. Thus, I am inquisitively wondering: what is assessment? Why is it important? How to do assessment? I find that assessment is defined by many scholars and all definitions involved students’ productions, teaching method efficiency and finding solutions for better outcomes. For instance, Huba and Freed 2000 states that …show more content…
It controls and directs the improvement of students towards perfect outcomes. Moreover, it modifies and regulates the quality of teaching programs undertaken in classrooms for looking up to create an educational environment which enhance students’ creativity. Furthermore, it informs parents about the students’ results and provides them with potential feedback for seeking progression in subsequent education. These feedbacks monitor to the teachers the performance of the educational system and expose to what extent it is …show more content…
I had to teach at American Language Institution at least 83 hours and in every new lesson I had to create a lesson plan which demonstrated a way of student’s assessment too. I have chosen one of them to be as an example of component 4.a issues of Assessment for ESL; and to represent the element 4. A.1. purpose of assessment: demonstrate an understanding of the purposes of assessment as they relate to ELLs and use results appropriately. Teachers need to prepare their lessons carefully and spend more time to create an effective assessment method for their students. Thus, in order to create a successful assessment they have to follow some strategies. As a fact, these strategies deal with the most important assessment issues. Firstly, issues that teachers are going to address, such as assuming that “one size fits all” while there are cultural and intellectual differences among students. The second assessment issue which teachers should take into their consideration is regarding to major obstacles in what they are going to achieve such as students lack of motivation. (pass.brad.ac.uk n.d). To sum it up, teachers have to strive to design a good assessment which must be valid, reliable, fair, motivating and

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