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The amount a student has learned in a subject area.


A set of rules or procedures for performing a task.

Authentic Assessment or Performance Assessment

Demonstrating a skill or solving a problem in a rel-life situation

Deductive Reasoning

Moving from a general rule or Decree to more specific details.

Empathetic listening

Communicating understanding of students' feelings by putting yourself in their place.

Formative Assessment

Measurement taking place both before and during instruction to guide lesson pace and planning.

Holistic Evaluation

Judging the overall quality of project or paper.

Inductive Reasoning

Moving from specific Information to a general conclusion.

Inquiry or Discovery Learning

Obtaining information by asking a question or investigating a problem.

Instructional Strategy

Plan for how a lesson will be taught


A memory aid including tricks to aid in recall of information.

Needs Assessment

Discovering what is needed as a first step in determining a plan of action to address a problem or instructional goal.

Nonverbal Cues

Physical acts that send a message.

Percentile Score

Test score in comparison to other scores.


A sample test given before content is presented to assess student knowledge of a topic.


To say again in another way.


Set of scoring guidelines for evaluating student work to ensure consistency in grading.

Summative Assessment

Measurement following instruction to summarize students' learning and the teacher's instructional methods.