Leading the Way to Assessment for Learning: A Practical Guide

Leading the Way to Assessment for Learning: A Practical Guide

by Anne Davies, Sandra Herbst, Beth Parrott Reynolds
     
 

Designed to support school and system instruction leaders and full of examples of successful assessment practices, this detailed guide offers a practical approach to the challenges of meeting traditional evaluation standards while assessing learning. Understand how to collect and present reliable and valid evidence of learning to stakeholders, and also how to

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Overview

Designed to support school and system instruction leaders and full of examples of successful assessment practices, this detailed guide offers a practical approach to the challenges of meeting traditional evaluation standards while assessing learning. Understand how to collect and present reliable and valid evidence of learning to stakeholders, and also how to involve learners—both students and adults—in assessment for learning.

Benefits

  • Discover what assessment for learning is about and build a foundation for it to work.
  • Utilize strategies to involve learners (students and adults) in assessment for learning.
  • Learn how to collect, organize, and present reliable evidence of learning and communicate about that learning to a range of audiences.
  • Master a practical approach to the challenge of meeting traditional evaluation standards while assessing student learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935543947
Publisher:
Solution Tree
Publication date:
12/30/2011
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,173,685
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Anne Davies, PhD, has more than 30 years of experience in education. She is a former classroom teacher, school district coordinator, department of education planner, school administrator, and university instructor.

Sandra Herbst is a noted system leader, author, speaker, coach, consultant, and educator with extensive experience in assessment, leadership, and adult learning.

Beth Parrott Reynolds, PhD, an experienced classroom teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, and statewide performance consultant, is now a consultant who specializes in common core standards, assessment, and grading.

Jay McTighe is an author who is well-known for his work on thinking skills. He coordinated state of Maryland efforts to develop instructional strategies, curriculum models, and assessment procedures to improve the quality of student thinking.

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