For Classroom Assessment and Test and Measurement courses in Education Departments. This exceptionally lucid and practical new assessment text provides a wealth of powerful concrete examples that help students to understand assessment concepts and to effectively use assessment to support learning. The book offers unique coverage of ways to use assessment to support student learning across the developmental span from Kindergarten through high school. The book also provides more coverage than any other classroom assessment text of how to adapt assessment to the needs of students with disabilities and students whose first language is not English.
- Paperback | 448 pages
- 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 725.74g
- 22 Mar 2004
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
Preface. I. THE ROLE OF ASSESSMENT IN SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING. 1. Introduction to Assessment. 2. What is Worth Teaching and Assessing? 3. Effects of Classroom-Based Assessments on Students. II. PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT. 4. Assessment of Valued Performances. 5. Informal Performance Assessment. III. CLASSROOM TESTING. 6. Introduction to Classroom Testing. 7. Traditional Item Development. 8. Performance Item Development. IV. SUMMARIZING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT. 9. Grades and Grading Processes. 10. Portfolio Assessment. 11. Communicating with Others About Student Learning. 12. Using Information From Standardized Tests. Appendix A: Websites for National Curriculum Standards. Appendix B: Websites for Professional Organizations. Name Index. Subject Index.