Performance Based Tasks

Basics from John Ross Training

Performance Tasks. . .

  • Are assessments, not instruction
  • Are set in a real-world context
  • Require judgment and innovation
  • Ask student to “do” the subject
  • Assess students’ ability to use a repertoire of knowledge and skills (novice vs. expert)
  • Use rubrics or checklists as scoring guidelines
  • Elements based on GRASPS model

  • Set a Goal
  • Give them a Role
  • Identify a relevant Audience
  • Describe the Situation the student is in
  • Provide options for a Product
  • Define Standards or criteria for Success
  • More Examples

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