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What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Assessment
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What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Assessment



December 2003 | 136 pages | Corwin
This is a guide for teachers that provides current research on performance assessment, standardized tests, and teacher-made tests; explores the implications of standards-based instruction in the classroom; differences between traditional and alternative assessments, formative and summative assessments; portfolios and self-assessments; and more.
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
Vocabulary Pre-Test
 
1. Making Decisions About Assessment
 
2. Identifying and Enhancing Student Understanding
 
3. Formats for Teacher Made Tests
 
4. Testing for Intelligence
 
5. Performance Tasks
 
6. Using a Matrix or Rubric
 
7. Building Aligned Assessments
 
8. State and National Assessments
 
Glossary
 
Vocabulary Post-Test
 
Bibliography
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Chapter 1: Making Decisions About Assessment


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ISBN: 9780761931232
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