Assessment Opportunities for Genetic Disorders
There are many opportunities for assessment within the topic of genetic disorders. A consolidation of all assessment opportunities, categorized by type, are listed below. Please note that most suggested assessments can either fall under assessment or evaluation opportunities depending on whether an assessment of or for learning is desired.
Formative Assessment and Evaluation Opportunities
Summative Assessment and Evaluation Opportunities
1. The use of Popplet to create a summary of key concepts within the unit can be an alternative to a traditional test that can display evidence of student higher level thinking.
2. The use of Scratch, HTML, Java, or another computer programming language to create a program illustrating key aspects of the topic of genetic disorders. Click here to see an example of program created using HTML and Java.
3. The use of case studies and/or debates as summative tasks. Click here for potential topics and additional resources pertaining to creating case studies and debates.
There are numerous additional resources available in this section that may be used for further formative and/or summative assessment and evaluations. Please click below to be redirected to additional teaching ideas and resources.