4. Assignment 4: Reflective and Metacognitive Essay (150 points) Due- 12/3 Refer to the pre-assessment activities that were done in the first week of the semester. In addition, refer to the self-assessment at the end week of the semester too. Using course objectives and professional dispositions, write an essay that discusses your beliefs about assessment. The essay should include a discussion of these beliefs as well as a reflection on your learning in the course with at least two course resources. You will use APA citations for the resources. For your information for APA citations, please see the link: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/ general_format.html Focus on your previous knowledge and perceptions regarding assessment, what you have learned throughout the course, and actions to apply your learnings as a classroom teacher. The essay should be at least two pages but no more than three pages long. Be guided by (but not limited to) the following questions: a.Now that you have completed this course, what do you believe about assessment? What is its purpose? What is its role in the curriculum? How can it facilitate growth among diverse learners? How can it inform your teaching in the future? b. Think about your school placement this past semester. What challenges did teachers and students face in terms of assessment? What assessment strategies could you practice increasing student success if you were to be placed in this school or a similar school? c. Referring to the course objectives and/or dispositions, which did you identify as your "weakest" area? In what ways – if at all – did you grow in this area? Discuss relevant learning experiences from the classroom and your student-teaching. d. Discuss a misconception that you may have had about assessment and how this misconception was corrected. Refer to examples from class and from your field experience, and how you will apply learnings in the future. E. In light of the course objectives and/or dispositions, what is you biggest "takeaway" from the course? F. If you were to advise students who will take this course next year, what would you say? What highlights would you want them to be aware of? What "tips" could you give to help them succeed? Course Resource: Chappuis, J., Stiggins, R., Chappuis, S. & Arter, J. (2020). Classroom assessment for student learning: Doing it right– using it well (3rd ed.).Pearson. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-518557-5 All files are attached to this order to use to write the reflective essay. Please follow the rubric and make sure you are exceeding expectations according to the rubric.