German International School Chicago (GISC) prepares students to become well-rounded, creative, responsible, and tolerant global citizens by providing them a rigorous, world-class education in a supportive and individualized learning environment.
GISC is pursuing accreditation as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Currently, as a candidate school for the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization, we have adopted the IB Learner Profile.… read more
Assessment of Student Growth, Development, and Achievement
Assessments and especially self-assessments play a major role in becoming a responsible independent learner. Teachers and students share and reflect together upon the assessments on a daily basis and develop ways or strategies for improvement.
Assessment of knowledge and skills prior to the beginning of a topic unit is done through brain-storming by teachers with students, or oral questioning by the teacher. For… read more