Ask Students to Reflect on Performance
reflect on performance
9.1 Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation
Assessment Example

Include assessment items (unscored) that ask students to reflect on their performance and the assessment (e.g, "Did this assessment show what you know?" "How do you think you did?")

Non-example

Penalizing student for answer to a self-reflection item, and/or assessment item(s) designed to support self-reflection but do not center the learner in the reflection, such as "What was this test about?"

Accessibility

Consider how students with visual impairments or communication support needs can respond to a wonder question or other unscored self-reflection items.

Areas of Interest
Assessment Design
Assessment Development
UDL Guidelines
Self-Regulation
Learner Focus
Student Focused
Power Strategies
"Think About It" Questions

Related Assessment Examples

Self-Regulation
9.2 Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies
Example:

Assessment delivery system incorporates opportunities for student to take breaks when needed.

Assessment Design, Assessment Development
Student Focused
Self-Regulation
9.3 Develop self-assessment and reflection
Example:

Students should have opportunities to reflect on their own learning and progress. For example, unscored items such as "How did...

Assessment Design, Assessment Development
Student Focused
"Think About It" Questions
Self-Regulation
9.2 Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies
Example:

Provide schedule for item writers with clear dates (if remote) or time (if in person) for deliverables.

Assessment Design, Assessment Development
Item Writers