Essential Assessment Protocols

        Teachers use a variety of materials to evaluate their students’ success. These evaluations can range from formal to informal. Many are teacher made, because pre-printed tests do not match the deaf students’ abilities. In making their own tests, teachers have control over what they teach, and can make the tests at a level where their students will be challenged, yet still be able to experience academic success. Some of the evaluation protocols that Mrs. Cundra uses are as follows:

        The students’ performance on all of the above evaluations determines what is going to be taught next. Being in Special Education affords teachers time to fully cover a subject, and not move on to the next topic until the student has a strong understanding.