Software to Support Alternative Assessment

to be read as a table by Netscape 1.1 or later
originally published in The Computing Teacher, March, 1994

Software Characteristics

Macintosh Software
Checklists
Performance indicators
Portfolios
purposeful collection of students work
Summary Report
Summary of both checklists & portfolios
Sound Graphics Digitized Video

Grady Profile
Yes Yes A R, P S, D, I P

Learner Profile
Yes
 
Yes
 

 

 

ASCD's Chalkboard

 
Yes T P D, I P

Scholastic's Electronic Portfolio

 
Yes Yes R, P D, I P

KidPix

 
Yes
 
R, P D
 

hypermedia programs
T T T R S, D, I P

data base programs
T
 
T
 
D
 

Key to Codes Noted Above
Yes - Included as part of program design
A - Include in anecdotal records
T - not part of program design but could be added by Teacher
R - Record sound
P - Play sound, movie
S - Scan graphics
D - Display graphics
I - Import graphics


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