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Asessment and Evaluation

Math & Science Assessment and Evaluation

This is a formative assessment that happens throughout the year in both formal informal form. This assessment helps both teachers and students monitor progress and identify areas for improvement.

Examples: feedback, anecdotal notes, peer-evaluation, observations, questioning, worksheets, etc.

This is a formative assessment which is a type of self-assessment where students actively engage in assessing their own learning and monitoring their progress.

Examples: self-evluation, reflection, learning logs, portfolios, etc.

This is referred to as a summative assessment. This type of evaluation typically takes place at the end of a unit, term, and/or semester, during which teachers assess students’ performance.

Examples: quizzes, tests, exams, final project.

  • Level 1 – below the provincial standard
  • Level 2 – approaching the provincial standard
  • Level 3 – at the provincial standard
  • Level 4 – above the provincial standard

Students are assessed and evaluated on content knowledge and skills.

Knowledge and Understanding:

The acquisition of subject-specific content (knowledge) and the ability to grasp the meaning and importance of this acquired information (understanding).


The use of problem-solving and creative thinking skills and/or processes.


Sharing and expressing ideas in different ways.


The use of knowledge and skills to make ocnnections within and between various contexts.