Published on December 2019 | Classroom Assessment Techniques
A teacher should be able to measure what she expects her students to learn. Not only this, but it is the duty of the teacher to help the students to learn. All this involves much more than just providing knowledge in the specific discipline. In higher education, it is believed that a teacher is the friend, philosopher and guide of a student. A teacher who believes in this philosophy tries level best to know the learners and also to make teaching learning an exciting and interesting process. Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are simple, flexible, non-graded assessment techniques which provide not only ongoing feedback to teacher and students but also make the teaching learning process exciting and interesting. This article discusses with examples about how to use CATs while teaching courses in the discipline of Education. It also talks about how to use the findings of the assessment techniques for the betterment of teachers and students.