Testing and Monitoring
Student assessment is an integral part of the SABIS® Educational System. Ongoing assessment is used to evaluate student learning and permit timely, positive intervention. Assessment covers the five core academic subjects, namely English, mathematics, world language (language varies depending on the school’s host country), science, and social studies. Testing students in this way has a number of very important advantages:
- Students learn to perform well under the pressure of time and other constraints
- Students develop the ability to focus and to sustain concentration for long periods
- It provides feedback that allows close monitoring and follow-up
The proprietary SABIS® Software System provides many programs that allow prompt, reliable assessment of student knowledge as well as effective follow-up. One such program, the SABIS Academic Monitoring System® (SABIS AMS®), is used to assess student knowledge of every concept taught. The SABIS AMS® allows ‘gaps’ in student knowledge to be pinpointed as they form. Working as a team, teachers and students then focus their efforts on ‘filling the gaps’.
The SABIS AMS® allows the progress of every student to be continuously monitored, problem areas to be identified, and the most appropriate solution to be implemented.