How Can I Do This?
Use your learning outcomes to create checks for learning before, during, and after instruction that tell you and your students how well they are achieving those outcomes. Focus on assessing what students already know or believe, what they are coming to understand or what they are learning, and then what they have learned.
Why Is This Important?
Learning takes place in students’ heads, and we can’t see what’s actually being learned until we check for learning. These checks allow you to “see” and assess how and what students are learning. You and your students can use this information throughout the instructional process: