Tagged with choice in assessment

Atoms, Cookies, and Creative Choice

Atoms, Cookies, and Creative Choice

Recently I had the chance to make spring sugar cookies with a group of young friends. We had all the cookie cutters you might expect–flowers, butterflies, hearts, rabbits, and eggs. The children had a grand time rolling out dough, cutting cookies, and later frosting them. Some of the cookies looked typical, but the ones we … Continue reading

Assessment FOR Creativity #4: Using Choice in Assessment

Assessment FOR Creativity #4: Using Choice in Assessment

This is the fourth in a series of posts on assessment FOR creativity, that is, classroom assessment that is not aimed at assessing creativity itself, but at assessing content in ways that support students’ creativity. Assessment for creativity entails at least three factors:     Assessment FOR creativity builds intrinsic motivation through a sense of … Continue reading