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Phase Three: Blueprint the Assessment

The blueprint phase of the assessment model is used to develop an assessment blueprint. A blueprint is a designed document that helps organise the possible methods of assessing a construct.

Ways of Assessing a Construct

When developing a blueprint, teachers consider the various ways in which a construct could be assessed. This in effect, facilitates the idea of differentiation and requires teachers to answer the following prompts:

  • What are the different artefacts of learning that we could ask students to do, make, say, or write to demonstrate the capability required by the curriculum?
  • How would this be assessed?
    • Objectively - clearly correct or incorrect
    • Subjectively – requiring a judgement to be made

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