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How Does It Work?

Assessment within the classroom is a constant on-going process. From daily observations to high stakes test, assessments are a critical component in determining student understanding. Our Assessment Module provides a platform to help teachers collect and measure where students are developmentally.

Assessments can be created by teachers, district personnel, or selected from a high quality item bank.  The assessments can be common across courses, subjects, and district.  Or assessments can be individualized for each teacher.  We support pre and post assessments, growth assessments, or retake assessments.  Students can be put into groups and assessed as a group.

We offer a wide variety of ways to assess students.

  • Multiple choice
  • Student Answer
  • Open ended responses
  • Rubrics
  • Observations

Assessments can be administered and student responses collected using different methods:

  • Paper and pencil (printed on plain paper; scanned with any scanner connected to the Internet)
  • Student online entry (virtually any document can be an online assessment)
  • Teacher input (useful for rubrics and observation type assessments)

Assessment questions can be mapped to the district's curriculum utilizing the Partners4Results Curriculum module.allowing teachers to identify where assistance is needed, where understanding occurs and feedback on the curriculum.

 

Creating assessments is quick an easy through a web interface.  Questions can be weighted in value, a score conversion can be used where a value needs to be assigned to a letter responses.  Within an assessment, the question can be scored by the answer key or teacher scored in case of an open response question or rubric.  Questions can be extra credit or excluded from the student's total score in the case of a benchmark question or if after an assessment, a decision is made to exclude the question.  Questions can be tied to the district's standards.

 

Our Assessment Module provides the platform to connect instructional objectives or standards to specific test questions. Click on Image to Enlarge

Reading Comprehension questions that are linked to instructional objectives using our software. Click on Image to Enlarge.

 

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Custom Bubble Sheets

 

New national assessments such as PARCC are addressing higher order thinking skills. Traditional multiple-choice assessments with bubbles struggle to meet the needs of both the new national test and more importantly the learning needs of our students.

Partners4Results has been working to understand this dilemma and through collaboration with our education partners, we developed our Custom Bubble Sheets to help meet the learning needs of our students. Our software allows teachers to have a single point of entry as they create, administer, and collect assessments with a variety of question types, which include multiple choice, open response, rubrics, as well as many other custom response questions.

Examples of Custom Bubble Sheets

 
 
 

High School English - Rubric - Written assignment with Instructor defining criteria. Bubbles are associated to performance and filled out by instructor. Click to Enlarge.

 

High School Geometry - Open Response Question - Student responds and shows their work for the instructor to evaluate. Bubbles are to be filled in by instructor based on performance prior to scan.

 
 
 

K5 - Reading Foundational Skills - Observation Assessment. Bubbles are to be filled out by instructor as assessment occurs. Click to Enlarge

Middle School Math - Fill in the Blank - Student to fill in blanks for instructor to evaluate. Bubbles are to be used by instructor as each bubble is associated to a response. Correct answers will require instructor to fill in the appropriate bubble prior to scan.

 

To see additional examples of custom bubble sheets, please click below.

 

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National Assessment data (Type I) can also be integrated for storage and analysis within our software. A full view of a student's developmental level can be achieved when paired up with local and common assessments using our Progress Monitoring Module.

 
 

See how our assessment solution can play a role in your classrooms today!