How can your assessments carry more weight and meaning?  How can they encourage competency instead of simple recall?

Making them authentic is the first step to utilizing assessments to deepen the learning and create an opportunity for students to truly start mastering the skill we are teaching them.

Professor of Psychology Jon Mueller offers a toolbox to help teachers dip their feet into the authentic assessment pool with explanations and examples of various types of assessments.  It’s never easy making the transition to less traditional and conventional type tests, and this site is a wealth of information to help make that shift.

Check it out!  Get authentic!

http://jfmueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/tasks.htm